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NACS, State Senators & V2® Agree – E cigs Aren’t for Kids

03.18.2014 | Announcements| Latest E-Cig News




Recent news shows progress in the struggle to keep e cigs out of the hands of minors. Last week, NACS issued statements encouraging convenience store owners to employ strict age-verification policies for ecigarettes, just like they do for tobacco products. On February 26th, five US senators proposed the Protecting Children From Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act […]

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Tobacco Products Directive Regulates Ecigarettes in the EU

03.6.2014 | Latest E-Cig News




While we’re in the US, patiently waiting for the FDA to release their pending regulations on ecigarettes, the EU is moving full speed ahead. On February 26, 2014, the European Parliament formally ratified the revised Tobacco Products Directive, which governs the manufacture, presentation, advertisement and sale of tobacco products (now including e-cigs) in the European […]

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Who’s Who in the E Cigarette Industry

02.20.2014 | Latest E-Cig News




The electronic cigarette industry continues to grow at a rapid pace, with no signs of slowing down. Since e-cigs entered the American market in 2007, several influential individuals and organizations have emerged with the shared goal of educating both policymakers and consumers. Common objectives include achieving public acceptance and promoting responsible regulations (like age restrictions […]

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E-Cig Industry Forecast – 2014

01.30.2014 | Latest E-Cig News




This year will be another exciting time for the e-cig industry. From local to state to federal levels, we should be hearing about some new regulations in the upcoming months… So, what can we expect? Local Level: County and City policymakers will continue to exercise their authority; allowing, banning or attempting to control the use […]

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Take Action Now: Potential E Cigarette Ban in Los Angeles

01.23.2014 | Latest E-Cig News




If you’re following the industry, you may have heard chatter about a potential ban on the use of e-cigs in Los Angeles. If you live near L.A., you probably received our recent email outlining the actions you can take, as an e cigarette consumer, to show your local policymakers why such a ban is a […]

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City of Chicago to Ban Ecigs – Is Your City Next?

01.15.2014 | Latest E-Cig News




The battle continues… Today, the Chicago City Council voted to ban the use of ecigs in bars, restaurants, and indoor public places. The approved ordinance will treat e cigs like tobacco cigarettes, banning them from most public locations. After a lengthy debate, the motion passed with 45 “Ayes” and 4 “Nays”; pretty surprising, considering that […]

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2014: The Year of the E Cigarette

01.8.2014 | Announcements| Latest E-Cig News




This New Year brings new changes – and new challenges – to the e cigarette industry. Many believe that e-cigs are the one of the most innovative new product categories of the past decade, alongside Mp3 players, smartphones, and computer tablets. Pretty impressive, right? Whenever a new product is introduced to the market, it usually […]

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Calling All Jetsetters: Electronic Cigarettes in Airports

12.9.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




Traveling anytime soon? If so, you’ll most likely notice people enjoying electronic cigarettes out in the open. As travel officials and the general public become increasingly more familiar with and open-minded about these popular gadgets, the confusion is slowly clearing up. Rational, straightforward e cig guidelines are gradually being introduced in several airports, and in […]

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News Alert: Conflicted EU Regulations

12.2.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




There’s conflict brewing between policymakers in the EU… Members of the European Commission recently held a mysterious meeting in Brussels… Allegedly, the discussion involved creating amendments that would pose a direct challenge to the Tobacco Directive ratified by Parliament in October. The Commission’s suggested amendments would make it extremely difficult for the ecig industry and […]

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General Regulatory Update – ECigarettes

11.21.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




Since the introduction of the first internationally exported ecig in 2007, the market for these special gadgets continues to gain popularity among consumers. With the industry expected to hit approximately $2 billion in 2013, it’s no wonder that there is significant scrutiny from the federal government, policymakers and other health and regulatory officials, in regards […]

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More News: Minors Can’t Get Ecigs in Florida & Recap of SFATA Fly-In

11.15.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee After a unanimous vote in the Senate, minors will not be allowed to purchase, possess, or use ecigs in Florida. According to the amended bill, “The proposed legislation will classify e-cigarettes as an alternative nicotine product or nicotine dispensing device and it will suggest methods to prevent minors from getting […]

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News Updates: E-Cigarette Poll & Summit in the UK

11.13.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




BBC Polls Shoppers in London Recently, BBC polled approximately 1000 random people in a London shopping center, asking their opinions on vaping in public and e-cigarettes in general. The results were impressive, concluding that the majority of participants were not opposed to the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. The interviewer, Graham Satchell was […]

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What’s Wrong with Your Tongue?

10.31.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




“I think my tongue is broken.” Since beginning your journey with electronic cigarettes, have you ever felt like your tongue was “broken”? As a vaper, you may notice that your taste buds act a little funky from time to time. All of a sudden, that robust tobacco flavor you really love doesn’t taste very good […]

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New FDA Regulations Currently in Review

10.29.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




It seems that the long-awaited proposed regulations on ecigs are just around the corner. We’re all aware by now that the FDA’s deadline of October 31st will most likely be delayed, due to the recent government shutdown. However, there is a visible light at the end of this tunnel. Apparently, the FDA completed a draft […]

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Traveling with Electronic Cigarettes? Read This…

10.25.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




So what’s with all this controversy about flying with ecigs? The real concern isn’t with the gadgets themselves; it’s with how they are perceived. Imagine you don’t know what an electronic cigarette is, and you’re taking your firstborn across the country on an airplane. You see a plume of something that looks like smoke coming […]

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The Real History of Electronic Cigarettes

10.17.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




Contrary to the popular claim that Hon Lik invented the first electronic cigarette in the year 2000, it was really Joseph Robinson in the year 1927 who introduced the first patented “Electric Vaporizer”. New products are generally developed over many years; a process involving several people and a lot of paperwork. E cigs are no […]

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EU Negotiations Spare E-Cigs

10.10.2013 | Latest E-Cig News




Electronic cigarettes are gaining traction in the European Union. On Tuesday, the 8th of October, members of the European Parliament met in order to vote on new regulations for tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. The rapporteur of the meeting was Linda McAvan, a member of Parliament. In her first statement during the negotiations, she addressed […]

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All about Coffee

10.9.2013 | Latest E-Cig News| Uncategorized




Mmmmmm… Coffee… It’s easy to enjoy the rich and aromatic flavor of coffee in your cup, as well as in your ecig; but, did you ever wonder where this delectable bean comes from, or what else you could do with it? Let’s discuss the history of coffee and its various uses. History and Properties of […]

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