Experts Predict Major Changes for Electronic Cigarettes in 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, we can look back and see that a lot has happened in the ecig industry. The FDA has continued to push forward with regulatory efforts, new technology has emerged from some of our favorite brands, and ecig activism has grown by leaps and bounds. Even with the huge surge of...

Charity Group Provides Ecigs to Homeless Smokers Battling Addiction

No one ever plans to be homeless and live on the streets, but it happens all too often. In fact, more than 633,000 Americans are homeless and that number is only growing with each passing year. That’s why the Dao Group is taking action to help those living in poverty in their community. The Comex...

Bizarre New Workplace Policy Could Leave Smokers Jobless

Over the past few decades, workplaces across the nation have developed smoke-free policies. In fact, most employers no longer allow workers to smoke in the office, but a new policy could make it impossible for smokers to even get a job in the first place. In Pima County, Arizona, officials have a...

Researchers Find that E-Cigarettes Are Less Addictive Than Tobacco Smokes

Everyone knows that tobacco addiction is serious and it’s really hard to kick the cigarette habit. But a new study from Penn State College of Medicine recently revealed that ecigs are less addictive than tobacco smokes. Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry, said...

Arizona Eyes a New E-Cig Tax to Help With Billion-Dollar Deficit

Over the past seven years, electronic cigarettes have boomed into unexpected levels of success in the United States. With an industry now estimated at $1 billion per year, it only makes sense that money-hungry lawmakers are fixing their attention on ecigs as a potential new way to bring in some...

Judge Says E-Cigs Cannot Be Treated as Medications in Germany

Every country is debating how to handle the growing e-cig trend, but regulation plans are varied heavily from one place to the next. While the United States is looking to treat ecigs as tobacco products, the UK plans to classify them as medications and regulate them accordingly. But in Germany,...

Teen Ecig Use on the Rise, But is Regulation the Answer?

There is no denying that teenagers are using electronic cigarettes these days. In fact, public health officials worry that we are facing a new national problem as vaping is a growing trend among our youth. The most recent Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey revealed some startling changes compared to...

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...