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California Governor Signs Bill Making Legal Vaping Age 21

And if today’s news couldn’t get any worse, California’s governor decided that the citizens of his state are not actually adults but instead are infants in need of protection from big daddy government. Governor Jerry Brown just signed the bill raising the vaping, smoking, dipping, and chewing age from 18 to 21. The bill had

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Owners of Mall Kiosk Blame Kid For Vape That Exploded in His Face

Leor Domatov, the 14 year old who was blinded in the left eye from a vape explosion, is the one at fault, according a statement from one of the owners of the mall kiosk where the incident occurred. The owners are pushing back at the teenager’s claim that the clerk at the kiosk allowed him

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Major British Medical Organization Urges Smokers to Switch to E-Cigarettes

In a report published today by the Royal College of Physicians smokers are urged to switch over to vaping, claiming that e-cigs are the best hope in generations of saving people who are addicted to smoking. This bombshell report shows the stark contrast between the e-cig friendly UK and the anti-vaping USA. The report is the

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Here’s a Picture of Congressman Duncan Hunter Hanging Out in a Vape Shop

Duncan Hunter has consistently proven himself to be the biggest ally of vaping in Congress. He’s written multiple op-eds in defense of vaping, he’s personally written a letter to vile anti-vaping congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, and proven he has the biggest balls in Congress when he openly vaped during a congressional hearing. Just when you thought

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These 19 Representatives Voted to Take Away Your Vaping Rights

The House Appropriations Committee recently passed an amendment designed to save the 99 percent of vaping products that would be banned under the FDA’s proposed regulations. The Cole-Bishop Amendment, named after the representatives (Tom Cole and Sanford Bishop) who sponsored it, would change the predicate date from February 2007 and protect the products that have come

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Prepare to Get Angry at This New Anti-Vaping Commerical

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXsOfig2PIM Here’s another government funded anti-vaping ad from – you guessed it – California. Despite all of the evidence showing that vaping hasn’t led to an increase in the smoking rate, the state of California is still using government funds convince people otherwise, as seen in this dangerous anti-vaping propaganda. It’s truly disturbing to see

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California Votes to Raise Vaping and Smoking Age to 21

California, not known for shying away from nanny-state policies, is on the verge of restricting tobacco and vapor products to those who are 21 and up. The higher age limit is part of a package of anti-tobacco and vaping bills that was passed by the state legislature yesterday. Before it can become law, it must

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Swedish Court Just Overturned a Ban on E-Cigarettes

The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court just ruled on Wednesday that the sale of e-cigarettes would once again be legal. Selling e-cigarettes in Sweden had previously been banned by an earlier court decision. Their reasoning for overturning the previous ruling is a little bit wacky, however. In the ruling the court stated that e-cigs are not a

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Yelp Data Reveals That This State Has the Most Vape Shops Per Capita

Which state has the highest concentration of b&m vape shops? Clearly it should be one of the western states, where vapenerd culture is rampant. But which one? Quartz.com was wondering the same thing and so they went to the most reliable source for info about physical stores, Yelp, and compiled the data in an effort to

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Video: Rep. Duncan Hunter Blows a Vapor Cloud During a Congressional Hearing

Rep. Duncan Hunter just proved that he has the biggest balls in congress when he pulled out his vape and started puffing away during a congressional hearing. Earlier today Hunter pulled out his vape in the middle of a congressional hearing and blew a glorious cloud before informing his colleagues about the benefits of e-cigarettes. Here’s

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New Lawsuit Filed Over Exploding E-Cigarette

Isn’t living in America great? Not only are you free to be a dumbass, but now you can even be financially compensated for your own fuckups. While I have sympathy for all of these people who have been injured by exploding mechanical mods and lithium-ion battery fires, my sympathy ends when they partake in the

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Vape Shop Owner Sentenced to Home Detention and Probation for Selling Clones

Scott Scaccia, 34, the owner of A Plus Vapes & Deals in Batavia, NY was sentenced to two years of probation including six months of home detention by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford on Tuesday according to the U.S. Department of Justice. His crime? Selling clones, aka “counterfeit” vaporizers. Ninety of the clones were confiscated when his storefront

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E-Cigarette in Checked Bag Causes Emergency Landing on Hawaiian Airlines Flight

The emergency landing of a Hawaiian Airlines flight on January 15th was officially caused by an e-cig that was illegally placed in someone’s checked luggage, according a spokesman from Hawaiian Airlines. The cargo-smoke indicator in the cockpit lit up during a flight from Honolulu to Maui on Tuesday, an airline spokesman said Friday. The plane’s

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Will There be a New Ban on Advertising Vaping Products in 2016?

If Oklahoma State Rep. Mike Brown has his way, the answer is yes. The new bill proposed by Brown is titled “Intoxicating liquors; prohibiting television and radio advertising of vapor products” and would ban all vaping advertising on TV and radio within the state of Oklahoma. It has an effective date of November 1, 2016. From

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Anti-Vape Ads Spotted on Trains in Chicago

If you’re unlucky enough to live in Chicago, you have to deal with a Game of Thrones style 8 month long winter, a shitload of wind, and pretentious hipsters riding around on single-speed bicycles. What could make it even worse? Anti-vape ads on the train. The new #VapingTruth campaign has been an abysmal failure (just

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UK’s NHS to Begin Offering Free Cig-A-Likes Starting Tomorrow

Britain’s government has, in the last few weeks, proven itself to be extremely friendly to vaping. Hell, even their Prime Minister publicly endorsed vaping. While other governments are arresting people for vaping and the US government is desperately looking for ways to ban it so they can collect those sweet sweet cigarette taxes, the UK has

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University of Cambridge Study: E-Cigarette Advertising Doesn’t Make Smoking More Appealing to Kids

A new study just released from the University of Cambridge proves that e-cigarette advertising does not increase the appeal of regular cigarettes OR e-cigarettes to children. The study examined 471 English school children from the ages of 11 through 16 and attempted to determine how attracted to smoking they were after viewing e-cigarette advertisements. They

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Could it Happen Here? Malaysian Police “Narcotics Department” Confiscates 574 Bottles of E-Juice

The latest news from Malaysia shows what could be in our future if the anti-vaping assholes win. In Batu Pahat, the district police Narcotics Department seized 574 bottles of e-juice and arrested four individuals on suspicion of illegally selling the liquid. The juice that was confiscated was worth approximately $6,683 USD. For those of you

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Read Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Response to Anti-Vaper Nancy Pelosi

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been one of the main leaders in the fight to take away your right to vape. While many representatives are taking the easy way out by supporting the anti-vaper “think of the children” position, a handful of elected officials are grabbing their balls and taking a principled stand in

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Check Out This Awesome Pro-Vaping Rolling Stone Article

While Rolling Stone may have lost most of it’s credibility after it published that fake rape story (who am I kidding, they lost ALL of their credibility), it seems like they’ve managed to redeem themselves with this awesome pro-vaping article. In E-Cigs’ Inconvenient Truth: It’s Much Safer to Vape, writer David Amsden poses the following question:

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Video: British Prime Minister David Cameron Endorses E-Cigarettes

British Prime Minster David Cameron recently publicly endorsed e-cigarettes as an effective smoking cessation aid. After mentioning that vaping has helped an estimated one million people to quit smoking in the UK, he went on to say the following: “I think that we should be making it clear that this is a very legitimate path

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Jail Time For Vaping in Singapore?

Sure, things in America might not be too good when it comes to our future freedom to vape, but at least we don’t have it as bad as Singapore. A new law just came into effect banning all “nicotine containing substances meant to be used in e-cigarettes.” Actual e-cigarettes were already banned by their government.

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Here’s Why the “Popcorn Lung” Stories Are a Load of Horseshit

I’m sure you’ve heard the stories from your grandma on Facebook about how you’re going to get Bronchiolitis obliterans aka “Popcorn Lung” and die a horrible death from vaping. The study that reached the conclusion that diacetyl was found in 75% of e-cigarette flavors was published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives and has spawned an abundance

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Must-Read Opinion Piece: Representative Duncan Hunter Defends Vaping

Rep. Duncan Hunter has long been one of the biggest supporters of vaping rights in a Congress full of anti-vapers, as proven when he co-sponsored HR 2058, an important piece of pro-vaping legislation. Today he took it up a notch when he published an eloquent defense of vaping in The Hill: “Yes, I vape.  On

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Are UK Doctors About to Prescribe E-Cigarettes?

A report by Public Health England, a UK government health organization, recently found that vaping is 95% safer than smoking and could help cause 8 million people across the country to quit cigarettes. While our government here in the good ol’ USA has their panties in a bunch over the lost tobacco tax revenue and

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