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VaporVanity co-founder J.R. Reynoldson spends 364 days per year wishing that it was 4/20. He is easily offended by your comments. Email JR at [email protected].

Challenge to the FDA Deeming Rule Fails: Vapes May Still Be Banned This Year

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A federal court just dismissed the first legal challenge to the FDA “deeming rule”, the rule that the FDA has used to justify banning any e-cigs manufactured after 2007 that haven’t received approval from the agency. In Nicopure Labs, LLC v. FDA, vaping retailers and e-cigarette associations launched a sustained …

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House Panel Makes Last Ditch Effort to Save the Vape Industry from Annihilation

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A panel from the Republican-controlled House just passed legislation that would prevent the FDA from requiring e-cigarette manufacturers to undergo retroactive safety reviews for products that are already on the market. The legislation, voted on by the House Appropriations Committee, would still require that new products introduced in the future …

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Utillian 420 Vaporizer Review

The 420 is the latest release from Utillian, an up-and-coming company that is quickly gaining a reputation for creating affordable, high-tech herbal vaporizers. The 420 is compatible with dry herbs. It features full-convection vaporization tech, four preset temperature control settings, expertly crafted glass mouthpiece, ceramic chamber, and a crisp digital …

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Posts You May Have Missed Last Month on VaporVanity

We wrote a guide on how to vape when you travel around the world. The CDC released a new report on teen vaping. Here’s why that’s good news. A state senator in Massachusetts wrote an anti-vaping op-ed that contains so many anti-vaping cliches that it seems fake. But it’s not. …

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Rep. Duncan Hunter Vapes During a Congressional Hearing… Again

Rep. Duncan Hunter has made a name for himself as “America’s Vaping Congressman” due to his relentless support of vaping rights over the past couple years. He was one of the few who would publicly support the right to vape even during the dark days of the previous administration when …

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This is How Your E-Cig Can Be Used to Hack Your Computer

Cybersecurity has been a major topic in the news lately after the wave of ransomware attacks that have been taking down the computer systems of multinational companies all over the world. Think you don’t have to worry about that vape that you’ve been charging in your computer’s USB port? Think …

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Best Mod Starter Kits

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Mod starter kits are designed to make it as easy as possible to begin vaping with your favorite e-juice. These kits take the guesswork out of vaping by combining a mod with a compatible tank, ensuring that you’ll get a seamless vaping experience right out of the box. If you’re …

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Warning: This Politician’s Anti-Vaping Op-Ed Will Piss You Off

Don’t say I didn’t warn you. So I made the mistake of reading this op-ed from Massachusetts State Senator Jason Lewis. And now I’m filled with nerd rage. Not just because he disagrees with my opinion. I understand that perfectly reasonable people can disagree with each other from time to …

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Vaping Wax: E-Nails vs. Vape Pens

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Waxy concentrates are fast becoming the preferred way to consume THC amongst vapers in the know, beating out dry herbs and oils to become the most popular substance on the market. Now when you’re looking for a wax vaporizer, most beginners tend to go with the tried-and-true vape pen (or …

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Approximately 10% of Aspire Products Sold Are Fakes: Here’s How to Check if Yours is One of Them

Aspire Vape Co. released an official statement on their website today claiming that roughly 10% (exact number unknown) of “Aspire” products sold in retail stores are actually fake. They attribute this to a rogue distributor who is mixing fakes in with the real ones to help lower costs. From the statement: …

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Watch: VICE Takes a Look at the Chinese Factories That Manufacture Your Vapes

VICE just released a short ten minute documentary about the emerging Chinese vape scene. If you’ve ever looked at the packaging for your vape hardware, you’ll notice that almost all of them are manufactured in one region: Shenzhen in China. All of the big boys in the vaping business hail …

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OBS Engine Sub and Engine Sub Mini Tank Review

The Engine Sub Tank is a monstrous 5.3ml capacity sub-ohm capable tank manufactured by OBS. By who? OBS is definitely not one of the biggest and most well-known brands, like Kangertech or Pioneer4You. They’re a much smaller company and I wasn’t too familiar with their product lineup before I decided …

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Trump Administration (Temporarily) Saves Vaping

Just the Facts On Monday, the FDA announced that the implementation of the e-cigarette regulations would be delayed by three months. The so-called “deeming rules” were proposed in April 2014 and finalized one year ago. Numerous companies in the vaping and cigar industries have been battling the government in court …

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US Navy Bans Vaping Due to Explosion Fears

The US Navy is officially banning vaping from all aircraft, submarines, ships, and boats due to fears of lithium-ion battery explosions. From the official US Navy press release: The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, submarines, aircraft and …

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Dr. Dabber Aurora Vaporizer Review

Dr. Dabber has been making waves in the vaping community with their line of concentrate and oil compatible vaporizers. Oils and waxes have proven to be one of the most popular methods of consuming THC in this era of legalized recreational and medical marijuana, so naturally many people have been …

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V2 Pro Series 7 Vaporizer Review

The V2 Series 7 is portable dry herb and e-liquid vaporizer from one of the biggest names in the industry. Is this the best possible portable vaporizer for people who want the option to to switch between vaping different materials? Or would you be better served with a different vaporizer …

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Charlie Hunnam Reveals Why He Started Vaping

Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam is featured in the cover story of this month’s edition of Men’s Health. In the article he reveals his workout routines, how he changed his body for different roles, and, most importantly, why he started vaping. From the article: “The body transformations continued with Papillon, the …

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Posts You May Have Missed Last Month on VaporVanity

A report about the “new trend” of dripping spread around the internet. Apparently they think that the dripping will give your kids cancer. Fake news anyone? We reviewed the Firefly 2 herbal and wax compatible vaporizer. We reviewed the PAX 3 herbal and wax compatible vaporizer. We reviewed the Auster …

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Auster E-Juice Subscription Box Review

*USE COUPON CODE VANITY25 TO SAVE 25% OFF YOUR AUSTER E-JUICE SUBSCRIPTION* Auster is the newest entrant into the crowded e-juice subscription box market. Auster brings a unique take on e-juice subscriptions by delivering curated boxes of four bottles of e-juice packaged with original art designed in collaboration with a variety of …

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PAX 3 Vaporizer Review

The PAX vaporizer has famously been called the “iPhone of vaporizers” by some of the top tech and vaping blogs. One look at the design of the device itself and the packaging is enough to tell you that it’s a completely accurate description. From the sleek, smoothly machined exterior of …

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Today’s Mainstream Media Bullshit: Dripping Will Give Your Kids Cancer

So for some weird reason, the mainstream media is blowing up with a “new” discovery: dripping. Yes, dripping. That thing that you’ve been doing without incident since 2012 is now apparently a new “dangerous” phenomenon, and like all mainstream media stories about vaping, it wouldn’t be complete without a sensationalist …

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Posts You May Have Missed Last Month on VaporVanity

We reviewed the KimSun AIR10 e-cigarette. We reviewed the iJoy Quad Maxo mod. We reviewed the Wotofo Serpent Box 50W Kit. We reviewed Five Pawns Insignia Series e-juice. We reviewed the Hydrology9 herbal vaporizer. Joe Rogan talked shit about cheap Chinese vaporizers. We listed the best e-nail attachments for box …

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