• KangerTech to Release Their First Box Mod – The Kbox

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 29, 2015
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    KangerTech may be most well-known for their atomizers (like the ProTank, AeroTank and SubTank) and eGo-style batteries, but the company will be expanding into the world of mods with their new 40 W Kbox. The new device will fire any coil setup down to 0.4 ohms, and offers between 8 to 40 W of power, all for under $40 – but there are some serious limitations to the design.

  • E-Cigs Considered Illegal in Mexico – Two Vape Stores in the Capital Shut Down

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 24, 2015
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    Health authorities in Mexico have closed down two vape stores in Mexico City, seizing almost 9,500 devices and citing the technical illegality of e-cigarettes in the country. For the two years prior to this seizure, only around 2,200 devices had been seized, and this may be an indication that authorities are planning on stepping up activity against vaping.

  • More Anti-Vaping Lies: Protect Your Family from E-Cigarettes

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 23, 2015
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    The California Department of Public Health’s new “Protect Your Family from E-Cigarettes” campaign is a rag-tag collection of lies covering a lot of ground, like some prohibitionist Gish gallop replete with straw men, half truths and outright demonstrable falsehoods, masquerading as “the Facts You Need to Know.”

  • GlaxoSmithKline’s Patch and Gum Sales are Suffering Due to E-Cigs

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 21, 2015
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    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is losing sales of its nicotine patches and gums because of the proliferation of e-cigarettes, according to the company’s chief executive. Andrew Witty commented, “Of course, it’s definitely taken a bit of our market, no question at all,” but said they won’t release their own because e-cigs are “just too controversial.”

  • Lorillard’s Sales of blu eCigs Drop by Almost 40 Percent

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 9, 2015
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    Big tobacco giant Lorillard saw sales of blu eCigs fall by almost 40 percent in the third quarter of 2014, likely due to the fact that vapers have long-since realized that eGo-style devices or mods are vastly superior to the cigarette-sized weaklings of the vaping industry.

  • Vapor Madness! San Francisco Kicks Facts Aside with the #CurbIt Campaign

    By Lindsay Fox Posted January 7, 2015
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    E-cigarettes are harmful, sold by the tobacco industry, contain toxic and cancer-causing chemicals, emit a “pollution cloud” that does “second-hand harm to others” and are just the “latest gimmick” from Big Tobacco, according to the new #CurbIt campaign from the San Francisco Tobacco Free Project.

  • New Tank Lets You Fill Up with Two Different E-Liquids at Once

    By Lindsay Fox Posted December 22, 2014
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    Since most vapers change e-liquids at least once during the course of a day’s vaping, Totally Wicked has provided a tank atomizer perfectly suited to our needs, allowing you to fill up with two different e-liquids and change between (or combine) them by simply twisting a selection dial.

  • German Court Rules that E-Liquids are Not Medicines

    By Lindsay Fox Posted December 4, 2014
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    After a string of court cases in Germany revolving around the possible classification of e-liquids as medicines, the Federal Administrative Court has decisively ruled that they don’t meet the definition, and e-liquids can therefore continue being sold freely.

  • E-Cigarettes Infecting Computers with Malware? The Latest Scare Story

    By Lindsay Fox Posted December 3, 2014
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    The newest thinly-veiled attempt to stoke fear of e-cigarettes is a curious one: e-cigarettes can infect your computer with malware.

  • NYC Councilman Introduces Bill Aiming to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

    By Lindsay Fox Posted November 30, 2014

    New York City Councilman Costa Constantinides introduced a bill on Tuesday proposing a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, flatly claiming, “These flavors are direct marketing to children.

  • Joyetech Unveils New Mini Box Mod – The eGrip

    By Lindsay Fox Posted November 22, 2014

    Box e-cig mods aren’t usually the most aesthetically pleasing of devices, but with options like the iTaste MVP and the Hana Mods Mini V3 becoming increasingly popular.

  • Big Tobacco Giants Altria and RJ Reynolds Put Big Warnings on Their E-Cigarettes

    By Lindsay Fox Posted November 12, 2014
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    Big Tobacco companies Altria (of Marlboro cigarettes and MarkTen e-cigarettes) and RJ Reynolds (maker of Camels and Vuse e-cigarettes) are taking some further steps to bolster their image and further their standing in the e-cigarette market by placing some excessive warnings on their vaping products.

  • The American Heart Association Wants E-Cigarettes Included in Smoke-Free Laws

    By Lindsay Fox Posted September 18, 2014

    The AHA comes out in support of the FDA’s proposal, and even advocates further actions such as including vaping in smoke-free air laws and increasing taxes, but manages to hold this view despite conducting a fairly reasonable analysis of the evidence beforehand.

  • FDA E-Cig Regulations: The Advocates and the ANTZ Respond

    By Lindsay Fox Posted July 2, 2014

    The FDA, which claims to stand for “science-based regulation,” seems incapable of drawing even the most basic of conclusions: e-cigarettes, regulated or unregulated, are vastly safer than tobacco cigarettes and should be treated as such.

  • FDA Proposes Deeming Regulations for E-Cigarettes, Finally

    By Lindsay Fox Posted April 30, 2014

    It’s been a very, very long time coming, but the FDA has finally revealed its plans for the regulation of e-cigarettes.