The new edition of the Week in Vaping is here, bringing you the news from the vaping world with some occasional snark thrown in for good measure. This week has seen the release of a couple of interesting studies, some typically irrational moves to ban vaping (even outside), and several great posts from across the community and elsewhere.
The Week in Vaping is back, with a run-down of the latest vaping and tobacco harm reduction related research, a look at recently proposed legislation, regulations and bans on vaping – increasingly frequently stretching outdoors – and some of the best blog posts from the community this week.
When you’re looking for some new vaping gear, online vape stores are where most vapers turn. But which do you use? Which online stores would you recommend to fellow vapers? We’re opening up voting to the community to determine which sites will be featured in our upcoming list of the best vape stores for 2015!
Along with the usual repetition of myths and the hyping of battery explosions, there have been a couple of positive stories published in mainstream media outlets this week, and some lively debate about whether schools should allow students to vape if they’d otherwise be smoking. The Week in Vaping covers all these stories and more!
The competition for the best RTA has been heating up in 2015, with an ever-increasing array of tanks vying for your purchase, but which should you choose? Do you think you still can’t beat the Kayfun Lite Plus, or are you a convert to the something like the Lemo Drop or Billow? Vote for the best RTA for 2015 here!
Although sub-ohm tanks have taken a bit of the attention away from rebuildable dripping atomizers (RDAs), they are still the preferred option for many vapers. But which rebuildable should vapers opt for? We’re putting together a definitive list of the best RDAs for 2015, and your votes will determine which make the cut. Vote here!
Mechanical mods may not have the multitude of features you’ll find on modern regulated devices, but when you want an exquisitely-crafted device that will fire any coil you throw on it, mech mods still hold a certain appeal. But which are the best mechanical mods for 2015? Vote here to get your favorite on our definitive “best of” list for 2015.
From basic cigalikes through to eGo-style devices and entry-level mods, there is such a wealth of options that many just-switching smokers don’t know where to start. We’re working on a definitive list of the best e-cig starter kits for 2015, and we’re looking for input from vapers like you to help determine which should make the cut, Vote here!
Clearomizers also boast a fill-up-and-vape simplicity that makes them absolutely perfect for beginners, and this has made them the dominant type of atomizer in use by vapers for many years. But which is the best of the bunch? We’re collecting votes from the community, and putting the results together in a definitive list of the best clearomizers on the market this year.
Out of the mind-bogglingly massive selection of e-liquids available to vapers, we all have a few personal favorites. We could choose a selection of the best e-liquid flavors based on our own preferences, but to get a more representative final list of the best juices on the market, we’re opening the choice up to you! Vote here for the best e-juice flavors for 2015.
Sigelei has announced that it will be adding a new device to their growing range of box mods: the 75 Plus, an updated version of the 75 W TC. The details on the specs and features are currently pretty limited, but given their history of putting out dependable and reasonably affordable box mods, the device is destined to be a hit with vapers.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a recent study found that teenagers are using e-cigarettes to vape pot. The headline finding is that almost one in five teens who’d tried vaping e-liquid had also tried vaping marijuana, but – as always – such an opportunity couldn’t be allowed to pass by without attempting to blame e-cigarettes for what happened. So, are e-cigarettes a gateway to marijuana now?
Just when you thought the whole formaldehyde issue had been abused enough, utterly debunked by subsequent research and relegated to the slush-pile of over-stated risks of e-cigarettes, it turns out there’s more. The Center for Environmental Health has announced that they’ve found “high levels” of cancer-causing chemicals in the majority of almost 100 e-cigarettes tested.