E-Cigarette News

Cancer Society Recognizes E-Cigarette Safety
“Some smokers, despite firm clinician advice, will not attempt to quit smoking cigarettes and will not use FDA approved cessation medications,” says the ACS in a February 15th position statement. “These individuals should be encouraged to switch to the least harmful form of tobacco product possible; switching to the... Read more
Doctor Discredits Overzealous Organization’s Sensationalist Study by Replicating Research
Renowned anti-smoking tobacco control expert Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos debunks an outlandish study by the American Cancer Society claiming to find byproducts in the vapor of specific flavors of e-liquid. Back in November of 2016, long before their position change toward considering vaping safer than smoking, the American Cancer Society... Read more
Public Policy Professor Debunks Demonizing Disquisition
a study touted by anti-vaping activists claiming to show vaping causes heart attacks has been shown to have critically flawed methodology and conclusions A dated student project has been making the rounds on social media touting itself as new research connecting the use of vaporizers to heart attacks. In... Read more
Switching To E-Cigarettes Reduces Carcinogen Exposure By 64% In Only Two Weeks
An Oxford study measuring the effects of vaping on the body found that smokers who converted to vaping saw reduction in their exposure to carcinogens by as much as 57% over a week, and 64% after two. The study, titled Exposure to Nicotine and Selected Toxicants in Cigarette Smokers... Read more
Head Of CDC Forced To Resign Over Shady Business Dealings
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald resigns in disgrace as reports claim she traded in big tobacco stocks shortly after being confirmed to the CDC’s top position When Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald took over as the head of the CDC on July 7th of last year, she agreed to work toward limiting the... Read more
How Making The Switch To Vaping Can Save You Tons Of Cash
While the startup costs can sometimes scare smokers away, the bottom line is that switching to vaping will save you at least hundreds of dollars every year Tobacco use is something that is almost as old as humanity itself, but it wasn’t until the 1900s that tobacco companies started... Read more
Three Common Misconceptions About Vaping Disproven
In our current world full of fake news, it can be tough to understand truth from fiction. So here’s proof that these common vaping myths are false As vaping has grown into a massive industry of its own, there has never been any lack of myths that claim vaping... Read more
Derek Yach Calls For Cooperation Over Skepticism
President of PMI’s new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World and well known anti-tobacco advocate rebukes claims that the foundation is merely a publicity stunt It was September of last year when Philip Morris International announced that they’d be giving 80 million dollars a year for the next 12 years... Read more
Imperial Tobacco Canada Urges Parliament To Fairly Tax Vaping
With legal weed sales starting in Canada, MPs agree that the price should remain close to, or lower than, street prices. This has significant players wondering why this isn’t the case with nicotine products It’s widely agreed upon by members of parliament and public health officials in Canada that... Read more
FDA Entertaining The Idea Of Banning E-Liquid Flavors
In a draft of their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FDA related e-liquid flavors with an interest in vaping among teens The FDA just recently published a draft of their required Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), and its contents have got many in the vaping community worried.... Read more
Study Shows Vaping Has A “Dramatic And Positive Effect On The Health Of Those Who Are Able To Switch From Cigarettes”
Dr. Robert L. Cranfield first published the study back in 2016, but now it’s finally making the rounds Back in 2016, a study was published on ResearchGate that showed a massive reduction in harm when making the switch to vaping. Unfortunately, this study didn’t pick up much speed and... Read more
What’s The Difference Between Regulated and Unregulated Mods?
A surprising number of vapers don’t fully understand the differences or pros and cons of these distinct mod types Lots of vapers start with cig-a-likes or other basic vaporizers but soon decide that they’re looking for more power or functionality than they’re currently receiving. When this happens, and you’ve... Read more
New Study Seeks To Understand If Vaping Can Help Homeless People Quit Smoking
Canadian doctor receives $100,000 grant to set up clinical trial testing the efficacy of e-cigarettes among the homeless Earlier this year a Canadian respirologist named Dr. Smita Pakhale received a $100,000 grant to study the effect of vaping on homeless populations. The money was awarded by the Canadian Institutes... Read more
Yale Study Indicates Vaping Successful When Incorporated Into Smoking Cessation Programs
Research released last week finds that half of the smokers who quit, still use e-cigarettes There are many questions currently being debating across the vaping industry. From questions over their safety to their influence, many health researchers and officials are trying to work out how to properly utilize them.... Read more
Guide To Getting The Most Out Of Your Vape And E-Liquid Combination
You’d be surprised how many vapers don’t correctly understand the pros and cons of different types of e-juice. It’s not just beginners either! Understanding the types of e-liquid is one of the most important things that many vapers never care to learn. Whenever we field questions about which is... Read more
Black Friday and Cyber Monday E Cig Discounts
Updated: 11/28/2017 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 pecan pie… we’re getting... Read more
Keeping Your Vape Juice Flavor Clean And Fresh
A properly maintained tank is the best way to quickly improve the quality of your vape and ensure the most satisfying flavors possible Keeping your tank clean is an essential part of vaporizer maintenance. That’s why it’s sad to see so many vapers who don’t keep their flavors fresh... Read more
Research Proving No Ill-Effects Of Second-Hand Vapor Mounting
While it’s well understood that second-hand smoke can lead to cancer, more and more research shows that this is not the case for second-hand vaping Concerns over the safety of vaping have existed for nearly as long as e-cigarettes themselves. Over the years they have become more sophisticated; markedly... Read more
England On Track To Be Smoke-Free By 2040
Report indicates that based on current trajectory, England will achieve its goal of 5% or fewer smokers by 2040 and potentially 0% by 2050 A report was recently released by Frontier Economics that found the government’s goal for a smoke-free England is well within reach. The reputable microeconomics consulting... Read more
FDA Extends Another Deeming Rule Deadline
With only ten hours left, the FDA delayed the deadline for manufacturers to submit their e-liquid ingredient listings until May 2018 The FDA’s deeming rule saga continues with their announcement yesterday that the deadline for applications regarding ingredient lists has been delayed by six months. They made this statement... Read more
Are Vape Batteries Safe? Of Course, They Are!
Much is made over the safety of e-cigarette batteries by anti-vapers, but the statistics clearly show it’s an incredibly slight risk It seems like every week there is a video reshared online of a vaporizer exploding. It’s not hard to understand why these videos get some much traffic; no... Read more
Vaping Banned In New York Public Spaces Starting In 30 Days
Vaping has been added to New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act, prohibiting their public use throughout the state The state of New York decided on Monday to expand restrictions on indoor vaping. Around 70% of local governments across the state already have some form of limit on where people... Read more
Beginners Guide To Sub-Ohm Vaping
Even some longtime vapers don’t understand what exactly sub-ohm is and why it matters. Sub ohm vaping or sub ohming is a method of vaporizing done at resistances lower than 1.0 Ohms. This technique produces the largest clouds possible and is often used by professional cloud chasers. Our guide... Read more
New Zealand Is The Latest Country To Go All-In On Vaping For Smoking Cessation
Ministry of Health issues press release promoting the many benefits of e-cigarettes over combustible cigarettes as part of their Smokefree 2025 campaign On October 11th, the Ministry of Health in New Zealand released an updated policy statement regarding e-cigarettes. They believe that vaping can help them reach their “smokefree... Read more
How Safe Is Vaping THC In Public?
Vaping is generally associated with e-liquids and smoking cessation, but they have long been used for THC extraction. As e-cigarettes continue to grow in acceptance and prevalence, does that make it safe to use them in places you couldn’t smoke? Vaporizers for THC are not new, in fact, some... Read more
WHO Warns Researchers Not To Work With PMI’s New Foundation For A Smoke-Free World
WHO says that the Philip Morris International backed, Foundation For A Smoke-Free World has glaring conflicts of interest, making it extremely problematic to take money from them. Philip Morris International pledged 1 billion dollars earlier this month to help set up a new foundation fighting the global smoking epidemic... Read more
From Cig-A-Likes To Forced Air Technology, A Quick Breakdown Of Different Types Of Vapes
It can be hard to stay on top of all the latest in vaping tech. Each different style has its own pros and cons, so a refresher course is always useful The humongous and ever changing landscape of vaping can be daunting for many beginners. Even some experienced vapers... Read more
CDC Inadvertently Supports Claims That Vaping Doesn’t Lead To Smoking In Teenagers
Study released earlier this year seemingly supports idea that vaping isn’t a gateway. Only problem is official CDC stance is “comprehensive tobacco control policies” should include e-cigarettes. Over the years, one of the most prevalent arguments against vaping has been that the many flavors of e-liquids attract teenagers to... Read more
Philip Morris International Pledges $1 Billion To Help Start Anti-Smoking Foundation
PMI will donate $80 million a year for the next 12 years to the brand new, Foundation for a Smoke Free World Philip Morris International has been making headlines over the last couple years by making bold statements about the future of tobacco and their company. Earlier this year... Read more
Dr. Michael Siegel Discusses More Research Disproving “Secondhand Vaping”
Renowned cigarette control expert, Dr. Michael Siegel, shines light on yet another piece of research improving the case for e-cigarettes Dr. Michael Siegel is a professor of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. He has spent most of his 32 year career fighting against... Read more
Two Health Experts Explain Common Misconceptions About Vaping
Dr. Tim Chico and Prof. Peter Hajek critique some of the most commonly referenced concerns over e-cigarettes. The annual ERS International Congress Conference was held last week in Milan, Italy. Leading experts in the field of respiratory conditions met to present and discuss their findings over the year. As... Read more
Connecticut Governor Adds 75% Vaping Tax to Budget Proposal
40% tax implemented in Pennsylvania lead to mass closure of shops across the state, many fear worse for industry in Connecticut. Connecticut Governor, Dannel Malloy, released his “compromise” budget proposal last week. The Democrat Governor has been historically unpopular over his six years in office, and already announced he... Read more
Canada’s Bill S-5 Could Prove Unconstitutional If Enacted
Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation released a devastating critique in non-partisan think tank publication questioning Bill S-5 and its constitutionality. Howard Anglin has worked in public policy since graduating law school in 2002. He worked his way all the way to the position of deputy chief of staff... Read more
Scotland Works Toward “Smoke-Free Generation”
Scotland’s 2013 tobacco control policy overhaul has been effective over the first four years In 2013, Scotland pledged to implement some of the most progressive tobacco control policies in the world. Their eventual goal was announced as a “smoke-free generation” by 2034 in which less than 5% of the... Read more
Scientific Consensus For Vaping As A Smoking Cessation Tool Progressively Growing Stronger
More large studies find strong correlation between frequent E-cigarette use and successfully quitting smoking. There are many opinions about how dangerous E-cigarettes are and how effective they can be as a smoking cessation tool. If you only want evidence to back up your predetermined stance it won’t take long... Read more
Public Health England’s New Study Shows Vaping Doesn’t Lead To Smoking In Teenagers
More evidence emerges that shows no correlation between vaping and a propensity to pick up smoking in teens. The study conducted by the UK’s Public Health England shows no evidence that vaping leads to teenagers smoking traditional cigarettes. The research looked at over 60,000 teens from the UK between... Read more
Columbia and Rutgers: Over half of daily vapers eventually fully quit smoking.
The study of over 15,000 individuals finds that daily vapers are three times more likely to quit than non-vapers The public health crisis caused by tobacco has been well documented for a long time now. The latest numbers from the CDC state that “cigarette smoking is the leading cause... Read more
New Ban On Vaping Taking Effect
Modified ban in St. Louis mirrors a troubling trend for vapers. The Louisville Metro Council voted last May in favor of a modified ban which will go into effect August 28th. The original law was expanded to now prohibit use of both hookahs and vaping devices of all kinds... Read more
Studies Back Vaping As Phenomenon Grows
Vaping has become a worldwide phenomenon growing rapidly as a legitimate smoking cessation tool. We are all aware of the health risks that smoking cigarettes, cigars, and other traditional tobacco products can cause. Vaping however, can be done with either nicotine or nicotine-free e-liquid to help ease the pain... Read more
Federal Appeals Court Uphold Rule Banning Vaping On US Airplanes
A federal appeals court last week upheld Obama era administration regulation rule banning vaping on commercial airplanes. This also includes in the airport and at the luggage claim. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has been enforcing this rule since its inception. Arguments by a free-market group and an e-cigarette... Read more