protect your family e-cigs
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.” Read More
E-cig drug paraphernalia
Getting caught with an e-cigarette in some schools can get you suspended, tested for drugs and lead to “possession of drug paraphernalia” being marked on your school record. This means that for some students in states such as North Carolina, New Jersey, Washington and Connecticut, you’re better off being caught with cigarettes in school than e-cigarettes. Read More
A UK couple has been banned from adopting a child because the husband was seen vaping, based on advice from the British Association for Adoption and Fostering that “users of e-cigarettes be considered smokers” until the completely ill-defined point at which the concerns about e-cigs have been settled. Read More
blu lawsuit california
It was only a matter of time until this happened. A class action has been filed against Lorillard at the Orange County Superior Court for Blu eCigs’ “claims” that e-cigarettes are safer and healthier than tobacco cigarettes. Read More
Victor, NY vape store ban
A recent decision by the Village of Victor, NY to ban the opening of vape stores for 180 days is a sign that steps to combat vaping are really getting extreme. The moratorium has also been placed on tattoo parlors and pawn shops – other “undesirable” presences in a community – and is a reminder that despite the legality of e-cigarettes, many communities see their presence as an unwelcome one. Read More
welsh government indoor vaping
The Welsh government has announced that it will ban vaping in enclosed public places under a new public health law, igniting much debate about the pros and cons of such a decision. It's argued that vaping could pose a health risk to bystanders and may re-normalize smoking, but are these concerns justified? Read More
Vaping industry news
Keeping up with all of the new studies, devices, blog posts and legislation in the world of vaping isn’t easy, so we’re happy to present the first of our weekly roundups of what’s been going on in the industry: the week in vaping. Read More
Another week, and more legislation, arguments about the risks and benefits of vaping, media stories about explosions and potential poisonings, new vaping gear and great blog posts from the community. So what’s been going on in the world of vaping? Read More
e-cig news stories
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! Read More
E-cigarette news roundup October 2015
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. Read More
E-Cigarette News Stories - October
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. Read More
Latest e-cigarette news
With more vaping bans proposed, some movements on the FDA regulations, a couple of new e-cigarette studies, several great articles on vaping from inside and outside the community, and one of the most thoroughly absurd winners of “Bullshit of the Week” so far: here’s the Week in Vaping. Read More
Vaping news, research and blog posts November
With more stirrings about the FDA’s e-cig regulation, explosions, claims that e-cigarettes encourage heavy drinking, more explosions and the executive director of the American Lung Association insinuating that e-cigs would have to be safer than air for indoor vaping to be acceptable, it’s been an interesting seven days. Here’s the Week in Vaping. Read More
E-cig news roundup - November 2015
With more attacks on the evidence-based conclusion that vaping is around 95 % safer than smoking, bans on indoor vaping, absurdly high taxes proposed on e-liquid and Malaysia taking distinct turns towards anti-vaping extremism of the worst variety, it’s been a decidedly grim Week in Vaping. So – if you can stomach it – let’s dive in. Read More