Electronic Cigarette & Vapor News

Is Vaping Safer Thank Smoking? July 27 2021

IS VAPING SAFER THAN SMOKING By: Monica Hill, Ultra E-Liquid July 15, 2021   HIll   An electronic cigarette or e-cigarette vapor is known for having fewer toxins compared to regular tobacco smoke. This is why the e-cig has been marketed as a safer alternative to smoking traditional tobacco products like tobacco cigarettes. It is also thought of as an effective method to quit smoking. As a result, a lot...

VAPE MAIL BAN UPDATE March 27 2021

VAPE MAIL BAN UPDATE Big D Vapor will continue to support our clients despite the cumbersome ATF enforcement and PACT act compliance.  However, there's some important things that all customers should know about the new laws: 1. Adult Signature confirmation is MANDATORY.  If you are not going to be home then you should have your order shipped to your place of business. 2. Costs are going to increase, our free...

What is Synthetic Nicotine? December 28 2020

Synthetic nicotine or tobacco-free nicotine is a man-made replica of the traditional nicotine that is found tobacco, nicotine patches, nicotine gums and the majority of e-liquids. Produced in a laboratory, scientists can produce the nicotine molecule without the use of tobacco, thereby technically freeing e-liquid made with synthetic nicotine from rules and regulations set by the FDA. Because pharmaceutical grade nicotine is extracted from tobacco, the final product is prone...

How the FDA Is Saving the Cigarette November 24 2020

The traditional cigarette will receive the greatest boost it has gotten in many years thanks to federal law and a federal agency that is supposed to be focused on the protection of public health. By Guy Bentley originally on www.reason.orgSeptember 8, 2020       A large part of the e-cigarette industry may soon be put out of business and the Big Tobacco companies’ positions as the leading providers of vapor products...

Everything About Pod King, Pod King MAXX, and Pod King PLUS Flavors June 04 2020

Pod King is one of the fastest growing disposable vaporizers with more flavors than any other brand, so this article is to help provide an overview of all current Pod King offerings. Note that all flavors that end in (Ice) will have a cool menthol like finish. Pod King Original 5% Nicotine / 400 Puffs / 1.3 mL / 280 mAh As of June 2020, these are all of the...

Vaping Products Shortage from Coronavirus February 25 2020

Vaping product inventories crushed by lack of shipments from China due to the Coronavirus.

Update on "Vaping Illness" from October 07 2019

...support your local vape shop!   On Saturday, I attended an emergency meeting in Connecticut for both business owners and consumers. While this was an event promoted as a meeting for stakeholders in Connecticut, it was obviously driven by concerns from the tri-state and beyond. The meeting was held in a now closed vape shop that, until about a month ago, was a thriving new location. Similar to what retailers...

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 ‚Äď E-cigarettes: Organized crime is exploding ‚ÄstSome public sessions at COP7 ‚ÄstVaping bill sponsor admits ‚Äėit did‚Äô put people out of business ‚ÄstWhere has all the nicotine gone? ‚ÄstRole of sweet and other flavours ‚ÄstE-cigs and Joe Camel ‚ÄstProp. 56 Kills ‚ÄstLatest tobacco tax attempt ‚ÄstNicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest ‚Äď Friday, 7 October 2016 A good week...

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¬†‚Äď‚Äúa¬†true story of government failure, big business and the vaping revolution‚ÄĚ. 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. ‚Äst 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 ‚Äúdeeming rule‚ÄĚ that would expand the agency‚Äôs regulation of tobacco to include e-cigarettes, which do not...