US Smoking Rates Hit Historic Low As Ecig Industry Booms

As electronic cigarettes continue to help smokers find an alternative to tobacco, the CDC has released brand new data showing that smoking rates are now at a historic low. According to the latest data, the rate of smoking among American adults is now down to only 17.8 percent. This is a stark...

New Jersey School Hands Down Drug Related Suspension for Ecig

In New Jersey, it is illegal to sell e-cigs to individuals under age 19, but that doesn’t stop teens from vaping. Local school districts have been scrambling to figure out how to handle ecigs, but some are taking things too far. This week, Kathleen Leone went to the press after school officials...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday E Cig Discounts

Updated: 12/1/2014 Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays! It’s the perfect time to gather with friends and family and reflect on all of our blessings. Plus no one is going to pass up Thanksgiving dinner, right? That perfectly roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, Grandma’s famous...

New Ecig Research Reveals that E-Cigs Can Quell Tobacco Cravings

When today’s smokers want to kick the habit, they often turn to electronic cigarettes. Vaping works and there is constantly new research to back up that claim. This week, a new research project was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. After following...

New Italian Study Reveals E-Cigs Work for Smoking Cessation

Regulatory agencies around the world are struggling to determine how to deal with e-cigs. Some countries are working towards regulating e-cigarettes as medications while others have chosen to treat them as tobacco products. In a handful of nations, vaping has been banned completely. In order, to...

What Caused the Ecig Market to Crash in Spain?

Just one year ago, Spain seemed like one of the most promising places in the world for electronic cigarettes to successfully overtake tobacco. There were an estimated 3,000 vape shops selling a wide variety of ecigs and e-liquids, but then things went south. Now only around 300 ecig stores remain...

College Editorial Board Calls for Tobacco Ban and E-Cig Support

Universities around the country are struggling to figure out how to handle the tobacco issue. While many have already banned smoking on campus, there are still a few colleges that allow smokers to freely smoke without any repercussions. This week, the editorial board from St. Edwards University...

Big Tobacco Employees Make Cigarettes, But They Can’t Smoke Them at Work

While smoking in the workplace is prohibited in most of America’s businesses, Reynolds American has continued to stand firm that their employees have the right to light up at work. But this week, the Big Tobacco company responsible for the Camel and Pall Mall cigarette brands announced that they...

India’s Health Ministry Presses Forward with Plans to Ban E-Cigarettes

India is currently fighting an uphill battle for public health. With over a billion citizens, the nation has high rates of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. Children often die of malnutrition and starvation in the dirty streets, but the health ministry seems to turn a blind eye for the most part....

Pennsylvania Doctors Fight Back Against Ecigs on the Big Screen

Doctors know that cigarettes are lethal, so you would think they would be embracing electronic cigarettes as a helpful alternative to help their smoking patients finally kick the habit. Instead, physicians in Pennsylvania are putting their focus on electronic cigarettes and pushing to stop TV...

Research Shows Smoking Causes More Deaths than Diabetes and AIDS

Our country is facing a major health crisis with increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, and even AIDS. However, the biggest problem of all is still tobacco use according to a new study by UC San Francisco’s Institute for Health and Aging and School of Nursing. Researchers found that smoking...

WHO Plans Top Secret Global Tobacco Tax to Drive Up Cigarette Prices

When the World Health Organization convened in Moscow this week, everyone knew tobacco control would be a top issue. However, everyone was shocked when delegates pushed for all media and public spectators to be removed from the room. In the past, meetings were open and transparent, but that is all...

E-Cigs Face Massive Tax Hike in Philly

Last month, Philadelphia added a grueling $2 per pack tax on cigarettes that left many smokers flocking to local vape shops. But now, city officials are setting their sights on ecigs as a potential new money maker. Today, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown announced that she will push for a new...

Study Shows UK Smoking Rates Hit All Time Low

In the UK, smoking has been a cultural fixture for decades. But with the rise of electronic cigarettes, everything is changing. As thousands of British smokers transition to vaping, researchers are seeing the difference. Now a new study reveals that UK smoking has hit a historic low, with only 18.7...

UK Grants Official Approval to Ecig Advertising on TV

Ecigs have created a lot of controversy in the past year, but in the UK it seems like the tide is turning and acceptance is just around the corner. This week, the Committee of Advertising Practice gave official approval for ecig companies to start advertising on television. In the past, ecig ads...

British American Tobacco Wants Medicinal Regulation for Ecigs

British American Tobacco is the fifth largest tobacco company in the world today. After recently growth of the ecig industry, BAT decided to invest in Nicoventures, a new vaping subsidiary.  As they work to open doors for their own ecig brand to succeed, the tobacco giant is pushing Australian...

Disneyland Pushes Vapers Back to the Smoking Section

When a smoker makes the courageous decision to put away tobacco and try vaping as an alternative, there are a lot of positive changes that happen. Beyond the fact that you eliminate thousands of lethal carcinogens, you also gain your social life. You are no longer forced outside when you need a...

Open System Vaporizers Now Dominate the Ecig Market

According to Market Watch, traditional electronic cigarettes that look a lot like cigarettes are no longer the industry’s leading assets. Instead, open system vaporizers that allow users to have a more customized experience are dominating the vaping world.  The tank style ecigs are now selling...

FDA Plans to Host a Workshop About Vaping in December

If you have been following the vaping news lately, you know that the whole ecig world is waiting with baited breath to see what the FDA’s next move will be with electronic cigarette regulations. Apparently, things are still up in the air for regulators and now the FDA is hosting yet another...

New Study Finds Regular E-Cig Use is Rare Among Teens

Electronic cigarette critics seem to focus on the same old arguments over and over. Their favorite talking point is about how ecigs attract children and teenagers. There have been numerous claims that vaping is advertised to attract young people, but is there any real truth to these statements?...