Electronic Cigarette & Vapor News

Electronic Cigarette & Vapor News

The Future of Vaping: 15 E-Cig Experts Share Their Predictions For 2017 December 16 2016

12.16.2016 | By: www.ecigarettedirect.co.uk   For the fifth year running, some of the biggest voices in the e-cig industry have gone out on a limb to predict the future of e-cigs next year. This year we’re delighted to bring you thoughts from scientists, public health, a documentary maker, vape activists, trade organisations, consumer organisations, bloggers and more. Click on the expert below to read their prediction.   Clive Bates Former director...

Vaping News October October 11 2016

October Vaping News at a glance: A good week for pro-vaping science – E-cigarettes: Organized crime is exploding – Some public sessions at COP7 – Vaping bill sponsor admits ‘it did’ put people out of business – Where has all the nicotine gone? – Role of sweet and other flavours – E-cigs and Joe Camel – Prop. 56 Kills – Latest tobacco tax attempt – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest – Friday, 7 October 2016 A good week...

$8.8 Million Dollar Vaping Research Project Explained (Great Video) August 19 2016

Finally, someone bringing science to light in regards to vaping and preventing cancer:

How FDA Rulings on E-Cigarettes Affect Vaping Consumers May 17 2016

May 17th, 2016 | Adam Winfrey | Big D Vapor The Food and Drug Administration’s Deeming Regulations for tobacco products were published on May 5th and went into effect on May 10th, 2016.  Unfortunately these regulations include electronic cigarettes, despite the fact that they contain no tobacco (only nicotine).  These far reaching new laws will decimate tens of thousands of small vapor business throughout the USA and will significantly decrease...

QuitDay.Org - Vaping Scholorship for Ex-Smokers April 12 2016

Have you quit smoking with vaping? If yes, you can win massive prizes in our yearly scholarship contest. QuitDay.org now offers $3,000 in scholarships to vapers who share their vision for a smoke-free world. Vaping Scholarship Background From lung cancer to heart diseases to asthma to stroke to infertility, name any disease and you’ll find smoking as one of the major causes behind it. If that doesn’t alarm you, consider...

DOT Bans Electronic Cigarettes on Commercial Flights March 11 2016

March 11, 2016 | NBAA The U.S. DOT recently issued a final rule that bans the use of electronic cigarettes on commercial aircraft. The ban affects scheduled airlines and charter flights in which a flight attendant is a required crewmember (aircraft with 19 or more passenger seats). The DOT said it created this regulation to improve air quality, reduce health risks and enhance safety. The final rule prohibits smoking on...

5 Things You Can Do Right Now To Save Vaping March 09 2016

This is a great article with simple executions from CASAA (Consumers Advocates for Smoke Free Alternatives Association):   (1)  Send a Message! Support HR 2058 which could save the vapor industry from total destruction. Send an Email   (2)  Tell your Attorney General that you stand with Iowa AG Tom Miller and his statement regarding a reasoned, scientific debate about the merits of vapor products Send an Email   (3)...

11 Places Vaping Has Embedded Itself in Pop Culture February 02 2016

2015 Electronic Cigarette & Vaping Summary December 22 2015

Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes  2015 Review A Groundbreaking Year For Innovation, Change, and Public Awareness In 2015, the Electronic Cigarette industry received more press than ever: some good, some great, and some downright negative.  We also experienced unprecedented product improvements, cost decreases, and increased quality across the board.  Finally, we encountered tremendous pressure from legislators,the FDA, anti-vaping groups, and an undereducated public that only knows what major media outlets share...

A Billion Lives Counterfactual - Vaping Saving Lives November 30 2015

11/28/2015 | Clive Bates | CliveBates.com A promising new documentary film is on the way to our screens: A billion lives –“a true story of government failure, big business and the vaping revolution”. See trailer above. It gets its name from the often-quoted figure that one billion lives may be lost to diseases caused by smoking in the 21st Century.  The eminent epidemiologist Sir Richard Peto summarised the outlook in a comment to the...

CDC Admits E-Cigs Help Smokers Quit and Has Data To Prove It November 27 2015

A NEW STUDY FROM THE CDC SAYS ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES HAVE BEEN BENEFICIAL IN HELPING PEOPLE QUIT SMOKING. PHOTO: VAPING360.COM. Sales of electronic cigarettes are slowing, but the Centers for Disease Control may have just done the industry a favor that could help reignite growth. According to a recent survey of tobacco shops and convenience stores, the once meteoric expansion of alternative-smoking products is moderating, and may soon be stubbed out,...

New CDC Data Shows E-Cigs Actually Work For Cessation November 03 2015

November 3, 2015 | Guy Bentley | Daily Caller A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has blown a major hole in the case against e-cigarettes. Many of the most vehement critics of e-cigarettes fear the devices could prove to be a gateway drug and will raise the risk of non-smoking vapers being lured into trying the real thing. Critics also fear that we haven’t seen...

eCigarettes and Vapor To Become A Major Election Issue in 2016 October 30 2015

  Daryl Cura demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) October 30th | Todd Robberson | The Dallas Morning News I joined a pre-debate panel discussion Wednesday night in...

DOT Bans E-Cigarettes From Checked Baggage October 27 2015

October 27, 2015 Travelers will no longer be permitted to carry battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes in checked baggage on flights, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Monday. The rule also prohibits passengers from charging such devices and their batteries aboard aircraft.  Passengers may, however, continue to carry e-cigarettes for personal use in carry-on baggage or in their pockets but may not use them on flights. "We know from recent incidents that...

For The Sake Of Public Health, Leave Vaping Alone October 26 2015

10/25/2015 | Daniel Hall | Guide To Vaping For the sake of public health, leave vaping alone.  Words I have often said over the last couple of years, as we have been fighting on every level to keep the vaping industry alive in the face of the many entities who would like us to disappear.  Over the last month or two, I have heard and seen these exact words across...

Senseless Attacks on E-Cigs - New E-Liquid Laws in Indiana October 05 2015

10/5/15 | Michael D. Shaw | HealthNewsDigest.com  This column has already documented officialdom's unrelenting war on e-cigarettes.  In fact, those articles were some of the best-read I have ever posted, so I guess we touched a nerve.  The insidious tag team--comprised of Big Tobacco and the supposed public health interest groups against smoking--is perfectly evocative of the Bootleggers and Baptists phenomenon, originally described by economist Bruce Yandle. This latest attack comes...

New CDC Data Shows Smoking Continues to Fall as Vaping Increases September 02 2015

September 1, 2015 | Gregory Conley | American Vaping Association . Is the slow death of the combustible cigarette accelerating? WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, is calling attention to new survey data on adult smoking from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) released today by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).  The...

Despite Evidence, FDA Targets E-Cigarettes With Proposed Regulations August 24 2015

  August 24, 2015 | Raven Clabough | The New American Despite evidence that electronic cigarettes are both safer for users than tobacco and also help smokers kick the habit, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched a campaign against them. According to FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Ostroff, the FDA is looking to enact a “deeming rule” that would expand the agency’s regulation of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, which do not...

Public Health England Declares E-Cigarettes A Game Changer August 21 2015

August 19, 2015 | MSN Health & Fitness Image © Getty It's official. E-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than smoking and could be available on the NHS according to a comprehensive review by Public Health England (PHE). The PHE review describes smoking cessation using e-cigarettes as a potential "game changer" which could save 4,000 lives a year. E-cigarettes are to be licensed as a medicine in the UK next year, so...

Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Promote E-Cigs Over Smoking August 14 2015

August 12 | James Meikle | The Guardian UK Health chiefs across the UK have been urged to take a less negative attitude towards e-cigarettes and embrace their use in the battle against more harmful tobacco smoking. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) says a public education programme is needed to differentiate the problem of addiction to nicotine, which is an ingredient in both e-cigarettes and tobacco, from the...

Want to Quit Smoking? Studies Suggest Vaping Daily Is Best Way to Kick the Habit for Good July 27 2015

July 24, 2015 | CNN iReport So you have made the decision to quit smoking and you have turned to vaping as a means to get rid of the stinky habit. Well there is good news on the horizon. Scientists now suggest that people who take up e-cigarettes in an effort to stop smoking should consider upping the nicotine dose they get by using them daily. Two new research papers...

UK Study Shows E-Cigs Are As Toxic As Regular Air July 16 2015

July 15, 2015 | Jasper Hamill | Mirror UK   Electronic cigarettes pump out vapour which has NO toxic effect on the cells found in human lungs, scientists have claimed. Fresh research funded by British American Tobacco has suggested inhaling nicotine vapour could be as safe as breathing air. To perform its experiments, the tobacco giant teamed up with the MatTek Corporation, which makes models of human cells used in...

Moffit Cancer Center Receives $3.6M Grant From NIH To Study Electronic Cigarettes July 10 2015

July 10, 2015 | Shaker Samman | Tampa Bay Times The Moffitt Cancer Center has received a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the use of electronic cigarettes. The study will last five years and will focus on two topics — the safety of e-cigarettes for users, and how effective they are as a tool to quit smoking. Dr. Thomas Brandon, director of Moffitt's Tobacco Research...

California E-Cigarette Bill Abandoned July 09 2015

July 8, 2015 | BY JEREMY B. WHITE | The Sacramento Bee A California bill regulating electronic cigarettes sputtered in a key committee on Wednesday as members made a major change that led the author to abandon his own measure. Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, who had carried the legislation, said the amendment undermined its central intent by declaring that e-cigarettes are not tobacco products. “I no longer believe in...

Great Vice Article on E-Cigarette Regulation Being Harmful to Smokers July 08 2015

July 7, 2015 | Jake Bleiberg | VICE   Photo via Flickr user TBEC Review Ray Yeates always assumed he would die a smoker. An adherent of Alcoholics Anonymous with over 35 years hard-fought sobriety, the 66-year-old says that when he found out that Bill W., one of AA's founders, had continued to smoke through emphysema and dependence on an oxygen tank, he became certain that his life would end...

E-Cigarettes And How They Work - An Infographic June 30 2015

June 30, 2015: VapLab  

Enacted Vapor Legislation By State June 25 2015

June 21, 2015 | Vape Vendor Digest  The laws discussed on this page pertain to, but are not limited to, the sale, solicitation, and/or exchange of alternative nicotine and e-liquid products.  These new state laws may require vape vendors to obtain registrations, licenses, and permits for said products.  We do not intend to advise our readers on whether their businesses should complete additional filings within their states.  We only seek to...

Interview With Hon Lik, Inventor of E-Cigarettes June 18 2015

June 20th | Matt Ridley | The Spectator UK Few people have heard of Hon Lik, which is a pity because he’s probably saved more lives already than anybody else I have met. Twelve years ago, he invented vaping — the idea of getting nicotine vapour from an electronic device rather than a miniature bonfire between your lips. Vaping is driving smoking out at an extraordinary rate, promising to achieve...

E-Cig Infographic - All About E-Cigarette Demographics June 12 2015

Great Infographic from Accelerated Nursing:   Source: Accelerated-Nursing.net

E-Cigarette Usage Surges In the U.S. June 10 2015

A woman exhales vapour from an e-cigarette in Blackburn, northern England March 19, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble/Files   By Jilian Mincer | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Significantly more Americans are using electronic-cigarettes and other vaporizing devices than a year ago, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. The findings support evidence that smokers are using both traditional tobacco products and e-cigarettes to deliver...

DC In A Battle Over E-Cigarette Regulation June 05 2015

By Lydia Wheeler - The Hill - 05/31/15 07:00 AM EDT Washington is locked in a growing debate over what restrictions should be placed on the booming electronic cigarette industry.The Food and Drug Administration is pushing ahead with a proposed rule that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 and prohibit sales in vending machines.But to the dismay of many health activists, the rule...

Aspire Launches a High Rate 40A 18650 Battery June 02 2015

Aspire has proven once again that they can aspire to a better world, where things are easier to use, more reliable and last longer. Aspire has recently launched a new product on the market that has broken new ground in the e-cigarette niche. This produce is Aspire’s new 18650 Battery. Battery safety could be the most important thing about low-ohm vaping.  Sub-ohming is almost a non-issue at this point if you’re...

E-Cigarettes Can Save Lives, Taxpayer Dollars June 01 2015

Saturday May 30, 2015 10:00 AM | Matthew Glans | www.humanevents.com  Many elected officials are trying to undermine these efforts by treating e-cigarettes the same as traditional cigarettes even though they are completely different products. Banning the use of e-cigarettes in private establishments, in addition to excessive regulation and taxation of these products, is a shortsighted decision that ignores the benefits of e-cigarettes as a nicotine replacement. In a new...

Dry Burning Metal Coils: Is it a good thing? May 28 2015

By Dr Farsalinos and Pedro Carvalho (material sciences expert) There has been a lot of discussion about my statement during the RY4 radio interview on Friday May 22 concerning the dry burning of coils. This is a process in which vapers prepare the coil and then apply a lot of power to the bare coil (with no wick or liquid), heating it to the level of glowing red. The main...

Harvard Study Concludes E-Cigarettes Have Helped Smoking Cessation May 28 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | Michael Siegel   According to a new electronic cigarette survey study reported at the 2015 FAMRI meeting, as many as 18% of current electronic cigarette users are ex-smokers who may have quit smoking completely as a result of their e-cigarette use. Such a finding would represent perhaps the strongest evidence to date that not only are e-cigarettes helping smokers quit, but that the magnitude of...

Governor of Hawaii Bans E-Cigarettes Everywhere In The State Where Smoking is Banned May 01 2015

NEWS Hawaii Governor to Ban Electronic Cigarettes By Piyush Jain | April 25, 2015 | Clapway.com Along with raising the smoking age to 21, the Governor of Hawaii is also planning to sign a bill that will ban electronic cigarettes in the state. There have been some protests about the age limit increase, saying that an adult is age 18, there’s no reason to change it to 21. Electronic Cigarette BanGovernor David Ige...