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Who’s got the Blu’s now?
15 Jul 2014

Who’s got the Blu’s now?

Well, the Big Tobacco do-see-do has happened, and some brands have changed partners. R J Reynolds and neighbor Lorillard are now joined in holy (or perhaps unholy) union, but Lorillard's little baby Blu has been packed off to it's new adoptive parent, Imperial Tobacco. What is going on here, and how will it impact serious vapers and the vaping supplies industry?

Vaping group garners kudos for backing child-proofing law
14 Jul 2014

Vaping group garners kudos for backing child-proofing law

A US Senate bill has been introduced that will protect children from the danger of drinking nicotine-containing e-liquid, and will go a long way toward protecting vapers and their suppliers from further negative publicity. The bill, introduced by eleven Democratic Senators, will require child-proof caps on e-liquid containers. It's as simple as that.

Tobacco monopolies loom
13 Jul 2014

Tobacco monopolies loom

It's looking more and more certain that the merger between Newport maker Lorillard and Camel maker R J Reynolds is going to happen...

another independent falls to Big Tobacco
11 Jul 2014

another independent falls to Big Tobacco

E-Lites, a leading UK brand of electronic cigarettes, has joined the ranks of formerly independent vaping suppliers gobbled up by Big Tobacco's drive to take over the once-fledgling industry...

Research Proceeds
9 Jul 2014

Research Proceeds

Electronic cigarettes and tank systems for vaping are finally getting the research attention they so urgently need. And not a bit too soon – nay-sayers are clamoring for more research on long term effects of vaping, as well as on questions of market dynamics, questions about who is using the product and why...