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Introducing the E-Research Foundation
31 Oct 2014

Introducing the E-Research Foundation

The E-Research Foundation (ERF) is a non-profit foundation designed to be a collective funding portal.  As such, ERF will provide financial assistance to researchers seeking to advance independent peer-reviewed and published scientific research focused on electronic vapor products (electronic cigarettes) and their use. ERF is seeking 501(c)(3) status.

Sales off? Raise Prices! says Lorillard.
28 Oct 2014

Sales off? Raise Prices! says Lorillard.

Third quarter figures are in, and the stock market analysts at The Motley Fool report that Blu makers Lorillard have dealt with plummeting sales of cigarettes, and loss of e-cig market share to rival Altria and soon-to-be parner Reynolds, is to raise prices. Does that sound like typical Big Tobacco policy? You can say that again!

Help Defeat Rep. Liz Thomson - UPDATE!
27 Oct 2014

Help Defeat Rep. Liz Thomson - UPDATE!

I'm going to keep this brief because, believe it or not, I don’t really like bringing up politics with a large group of people who may have different views than mine. And while this isn’t exactly like talking politics at a dinner party, the vapor community is actually a pretty big crowd...

E-Cigs banned in the other China
22 Oct 2014

E-Cigs banned in the other China

The health department of the city of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, the other China (the one that didn't invent e-cigarettes) has issued its first report on vaping products, which are illegal under the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, according to Commissioner Lin Chi-hung.