E-Cigarette blog

The Future of Vaping as Seen by E-Liquid Vendors

The Future of Vaping as Seen by E-Liquid Vendors

The e-cigarette industry may still seem like a mystery to those on the outside but for people that work in the industry each day and work to create new flavours, e-cigarettes, juices, marketing and the like, the business is known very well. While a number of vendors were available at the VaporSlam conference we took the opportunity to meet and ask questions regarding where they see the industry today and what they see for it in the future. Many of the responses were seen to be in line with each …

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E-Liquid Company is Sued by Ferrara Candy over Fruit Stripe Gum Flavored Liquid

E-Liquid Company is Sued by Ferrara Candy over Fruit Stripe Gum Flavored Liquid

A large number of people that use e-cigarettes today (often referred to as “vapers,”) like to use e-liquids that come in a variety of flavours such as fruit or candy. While these users are growing in numbers, making companies offer more and more flavours they are familiar with, there is a candy company that does not want one of their brands associated with e-cigarettes. The makers of the long-time favourite Fruit Stripe Gum, Ferrara Candy, have filed a lawsuit against TrinitySun, Inc., claiming that the trademark rights they own for …

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E-Cigarette Critics Continue with Propaganda

E-Cigarette Critics Continue with Propaganda

While it seems that there are always critics of every product or industry today, the critics of the e-cigarette industry are quick to jump on anything that will create an uproar to get media attention that is negative to the industry. Such is the case with the recent statements made regarding the use of e-cigarettes and the impact it may have on brain function that was claimed by Dr. Jonathan Winickoff, a doctor associated with the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School. The allegations from Dr. Winickoff …

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Ten Percent of Americans Use E-cigs according to Survey

The electronic cigarette industry is flourishing, with a Reuters poll newly released indicating better outlook of recent growth trends. The survey indicates that 10 percent of Americans are now using e-cigarettes, which is a massive surge upwards from the 2013 vaper-percentage of 2.6. Why then are individuals all of a sudden turning to this unique type of cigarettes? What is the motivation for smokers trying to quit? A massive 70 percent of vaping enthusiasts acknowledged having started using electronic cigarettes within the year past. Nearly 75 percent of them are …

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No More Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Wales within Public Places

No More Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Wales within Public Places

Besides eliminating tar and tobacco, one huge gain of switching to e-cigs is freedom of using them indoors. That privilege could however soon disappear for users of electronic cigarettes in Wales. An upcoming law would make it unlawful vaping in any public place, which includes bars, workplaces, restaurants as well as taxis. This marks the first incidence where there has been a total ban of vaping in public anywhere within the UK. Many people are thus concerned that this action could be detrimental to the movement for smoke cessation. Lawmakers …

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E-cigarette users still waiting for regulations after FDA sponsorship of new research

E-cigarette users still waiting for regulations after FDA sponsorship of new research

E-cigarette regulations have been long in coming, and now vapers are having to hold their breath again while new research is being done. News emerged this week regarding e-cigarette regulation, and the fact that FDA bodies are now sponsoring further studies into the long-term impact of e-cigarette use. This new study is being conducted at the University of Wisconsin, at their Centre for Tobacco Research, will cost $3.7 million, and will look at all health impacts of e-cigs in the long term. The research will be conducted on participants over …

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Vapers in Hawaii Now Face Tax of 80 Percent on Electronic Cigarettes

Vapers in Hawaii Now Face Tax of 80 Percent on Electronic Cigarettes

Lawmakers in Hawaii are outright interested in making cash more than offering public health protection. Otherwise, it would not make sense for them to penalise e-cigarettes, given that they help people to quit smoking. State leaders in Hawaii this week voted in unanimously a new tax of 80 percent on electronic cigarettes. This new bill classifies any kind of nicotine-containing product as a tobacco product, subjecting them to heavy taxation. Rosalyn Baker, a Senator expressed hope that the newly-imposed tax would discourage individuals from using electronic cigarettes. She indicated they …

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Leading Global Health Experts Commission E-Cigarettes Public Defense

Leading Global Health Experts Commission E-Cigarettes Public Defense

Some of the leading experts in health globally came together on Friday to deliberate on the growing industry of electronic cigarettes. In such scenario typically, we witness much talk regarding the benefits of regulation, along with unending e-cigs criticism. Things were different this time. Health experts agreed unanimously that vaping had the capacity of saving lives by the millions, claiming that enforcing regulation would essentially occasion greater harm by comparison. Konstantinos Farsalinos, a respected researcher stated that his work had uncovered the unbelievable potential of vaping in helping smokers quit …

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Rugby Team Revokes Ban on Vaping and Offers E-Cigarettes to Fans

Rugby Team Revokes Ban on Vaping and Offers E-Cigarettes to Fans

Warrington Wolves lies among the most popular UK rugby teams. Until recently however, they had banned vaping during games played at Halliwell Jones Jones Stadium. The team this week announced that it would reverse the ban on e-cigs and even offer Wolves-themed electronic cigarettes for sale at gift shops within the stadium. As well, the Wolves target welcoming TruVapes as official sponsor for the team. Alex Wilson, commercial manager of the team, stated their change of policy resulted from learning more about the differences which existed between smoking and vaping. …

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Should e-cigarette sales online be outlawed?

Should e-cigarette sales online be outlawed

Health advocates are never consistent when it comes to the value of using e-cigarettes, and now some are calling for internet e-cigarette sales to be banned. This result comes after some evidence showed that teenagers were able to buy e-cigs through the internet without restriction. According to the reports by Rebecca Williams for UNC Chapel Hill, it is estimated that more than a million teens have bought e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and cigars online in a single year. Rebecca Williams reported that even on-site age verification gateways were not enough to …

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