British Government Cracks Down on Eliquid Infringers.

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The British Government has started a crackdown on eliquid that is packaged like well known food products, yanking products from shelves including some that are designed to look like Krispy Kreme donuts. Trading Standards – the UK Government Agency that enforces the law on consumer products – removed six different brands of eliquid including Murica, which is presented in a …


Vaper life insurance – non-smoker rates is a big deal!

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A few weeks back, we partnered with David R. Gould of Latitude Insurance to get the word out about a new service they offer: finding vaper life insurance policies with non-smoker rates. David has already helped numerous vapers get unbelievably discounted rates, despite having been active for only a few weeks. I’ve long hoped that insurers would step up to the vaping …

Capitol Hill

Support Cole-Bishop! Take Action to Save Vapor!

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Faced with an unpredictable, unaffordable and ultimately unrealistic application process, more and more vapor shops across the country are facing the reality that they may soon have to close their doors. This will put thousands of Americans out of work and eliminate a healthier alternative to tobacco for adult consumers.  If the vapor industry is going to survive – if vapor …

PA State Capitol

Great first victory for vape in Pennsylvania!

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Big victory for vape in Pennsylvania! Vapers and Vape Shops have won the first round of a battle to keep vape alive in the Keystone State. The House Finance Committee voted yesterday in favour of a bill which will repeal the most regressive tax that has ever been seen in US vaping. But this is only the first round in …

Stanton Glantz Grilled

Stanton Glantz grilled by Regulator Watch

Oliver Kershaw Science & Policy 2 Comments

Professor Stanton Glantz, ardent opponent of vaping, has engaged in the first interview (that I know of) by a vaping supporter. Brent Stafford questioned Glantz over a 10 minute Skype session for his show, and the video (part 1) is available on Youtube Glantz’s cites three main reasons for his opposition to vaping: He believes they are 40 to 60% safer than …


Introducing – The Asian Vaper Games!

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Chinese based mega-marketers, AVE40, are launching what might be the most unique project ever in the vaping world: The Asian Vaper Games show! Launching September 27th, the Games promises to be an entertaining showcase of the vaping world – a high budget program of zany vapor challenges interspersed with interviews with major manufacturers, vaping personalities and real vapers. At the same …


FDA Minor Ban Compliance Checks

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True to their word, FDA have conducted their first sting operations on both brick and mortar and online stores, sending kids to attempt to purchase newly regulated products and issuing sternly worded letters to any vendor who let them.  You can find the list of companies that got letters here. In their letters, FDA warn companies about the provisions that …


Njoy, industry saviours, bankrupt

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It’s with great sadness that I learned Njoy filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday after two years of diminishing sales. I came to know many of those involved with Njoy over the years. There is no doubt whatsoever in my mind that this is a team motivated to the core to fulfil their founder’s mission: to create a world free of …


Public Health England calls for more support for vapers

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A leading UK public health official has called for more support for people using “the number one quit aid – vaping devices” ahead of the annual “Stoptober” event, urging a rethink of policies in light of the recent re-evaluation of the risks and effectiveness of vaping products. Professor Kevin Fenton, director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England made …