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January Banning Report

New year, same old fight against vaping bans across the nation. The following is a list of the latest bans either taking place or recently passed toward the final push of 2018 and into the legislative session of 2019. For the most up-to-date information, visit CASAA.org. Chatham, NJ, where the township committee has voted to prohibit [...]

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PHE Releases Video Showing Black Tar in Smoking Verses Vaping, Scientists Weigh In

Public Health England (PHE) famously released a study that says vaping is 95 percent less harmful than smoking tobacco. And now, more experts are getting behind the science of harm reduction and vaping on the heels of PHE’s new video detailing an experiment that shows the alarming amount of black tar accumulating in heavy smokers’ [...]

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Sound Off — What is Proper Vaping Etiquette?

Indoor bans, outdoor bans, no vaping on planes, stealth vaping — whether you agree or disagree with secondhand vape and the effect (or none at all) it has on non-vapers, vaping etiquette is something that all vapers can adhere too to help shine us in a more positive light.Etiquette experts Debrett’s and Vype took a [...]

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New Study Shows Greece Smoking Rate Down Thanks to E-Cigarettes

Long-time vaping advocate and researcher Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos served as the lead researcher on another study benefitting the vaping industry. Commissioned by the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Athens, Greece; the National School of Public Health; and the universities of Patra and Macedonia the study shows the “cigarette smoking in Greece has been drastically reduced,” [...]

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FDA Commissioner Makes Most 'Direct Threat' Yet to Vaping Industry

In either a shocking or predictable move this week — depending on what side of the fence you are on — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has “made his most direct threat yet against e-cigarette companies,” reports NBC News.Gottlieb’s statement at a hearing held at FDA headquarters continued, saying that companies face an [...]

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Tobacco 21 Report: Is 21 or 18 the Ideal Age?

Every several months we see enough hits on Tobacco 21 worthy of a blog to note which jurisdictions have either passed the law or are contemplating such a move. However, possibly more important is the debate within each potential passage: Is 21 too old? Isn’t 18 “adult” enough? Of course we had this debate with [...]

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New Studies: Vaping May Help Smokers, Not Encourage Tobacco Use

We round out 2018’s blogs with two new studies that give vapers and vaping advocates hope for the future.First, we tackle the claim that vaping is a gateway to smoking, not the other way around. An op-ed by Quartz outlined a new study that proves just the opposite, that vaping — especially amongst teens — [...]

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Are Health Organizations Ignoring Correlation Between Mental Health and Vaping?

A bevy of questions are being posed at the end of 2018 — no different than any other time in our industry — but possibly more important than ever before. This blog’s question to our loyal readers poses the same as a statement in a recent op-ed in Filter, an organization that advocates through journalism [...]

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Study Shows E-Cigarettes Less Toxic Than Traditional Cigarettes

In a new win for harm reduction, a news study published in the journal JAMA Network Open provides an estimate of toxins in e-cigarettes versus analog cigarettes. Of course there is no science as to the long-term effects of e-cigarettes yet, but Maciej Goniewicz, one of the authors of the study, told CNN that estimates [...]

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Altria-Juul Deal Brings Holiday Surprise to Employees

The vaping world is filled with news big and small — let’s be honest, mostly big — and this one that’s been unfolding over the past couple of months is no different. However, it’s bigger than most.We head back to the end of October, when USA Today reported that Altria, maker of Marlboro and parent [...]

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