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Arizona Eyes a New E-Cig Tax to Help With Billion-Dollar Deficit

Over the past seven years, electronic cigarettes have boomed into unexpected levels of success in the United States. With an industry now estimated at $1 billion per year, it only makes sense that money-hungry lawmakers are fixing their attention on...
by cocktailnerd on Dec 6, 2014

Judge Says E-Cigs Cannot Be Treated as Medications in Germany

Every country is debating how to handle the growing e-cig trend, but regulation plans are varied heavily from one place to the next. While the United States is looking to treat ecigs as tobacco products, the UK plans to classify them as medications a...
by cocktailnerd on Dec 4, 2014

Teen Ecig Use on the Rise, But is Regulation the Answer?

There is no denying that teenagers are using electronic cigarettes these days. In fact, public health officials worry that we are facing a new national problem as vaping is a growing trend among our youth. The most recent Minnesota Youth Tobacco Surv...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 30, 2014

US Smoking Rates Hit Historic Low As Ecig Industry Booms

As electronic cigarettes continue to help smokers find an alternative to tobacco, the CDC has released brand new data showing that smoking rates are now at a historic low. According to the latest data, the rate of smoking among American adults is now...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 27, 2014

New Jersey School Hands Down Drug Related Suspension for Ecig

In New Jersey, it is illegal to sell e-cigs to individuals under age 19, but that doesn’t stop teens from vaping. Local school districts have been scrambling to figure out how to handle ecigs, but some are taking things too far. This week, Kathleen...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 23, 2014

New Ecig Research Reveals that E-Cigs Can Quell Tobacco Cravings

When today’s smokers want to kick the habit, they often turn to electronic cigarettes. Vaping works and there is constantly new research to back up that claim. This week, a new research project was published in the International Journal of Environm...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 20, 2014

New Italian Study Reveals E-Cigs Work for Smoking Cessation

Regulatory agencies around the world are struggling to determine how to deal with e-cigs. Some countries are working towards regulating e-cigarettes as medications while others have chosen to treat them as tobacco products. In a handful of nations, v...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 16, 2014

What Caused the Ecig Market to Crash in Spain?

Just one year ago, Spain seemed like one of the most promising places in the world for electronic cigarettes to successfully overtake tobacco. There were an estimated 3,000 vape shops selling a wide variety of ecigs and e-liquids, but then things wen...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 8, 2014

College Editorial Board Calls for Tobacco Ban and E-Cig Support

Universities around the country are struggling to figure out how to handle the tobacco issue. While many have already banned smoking on campus, there are still a few colleges that allow smokers to freely smoke without any repercussions. This week, th...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 6, 2014

Big Tobacco Employees Make Cigarettes, But They Can’t Smoke Them at Work

While smoking in the workplace is prohibited in most of America’s businesses, Reynolds American has continued to stand firm that their employees have the right to light up at work. But this week, the Big Tobacco company responsible for the Camel an...
by cocktailnerd on Nov 1, 2014

India’s Health Ministry Presses Forward with Plans to Ban E-Cigarettes

India is currently fighting an uphill battle for public health. With over a billion citizens, the nation has high rates of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. Children often die of malnutrition and starvation in the dirty streets, but the health ministry...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 31, 2014

Pennsylvania Doctors Fight Back Against Ecigs on the Big Screen

Doctors know that cigarettes are lethal, so you would think they would be embracing electronic cigarettes as a helpful alternative to help their smoking patients finally kick the habit. Instead, physicians in Pennsylvania are putting their focus on e...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 25, 2014

Research Shows Smoking Causes More Deaths than Diabetes and AIDS

Our country is facing a major health crisis with increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, and even AIDS. However, the biggest problem of all is still tobacco use according to a new study by UC San Francisco’s Institute for Health and Aging and...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 23, 2014

WHO Plans Top Secret Global Tobacco Tax to Drive Up Cigarette Prices

When the World Health Organization convened in Moscow this week, everyone knew tobacco control would be a top issue. However, everyone was shocked when delegates pushed for all media and public spectators to be removed from the room. In the past, mee...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 18, 2014

E-Cigs Face Massive Tax Hike in Philly

Last month, Philadelphia added a grueling $2 per pack tax on cigarettes that left many smokers flocking to local vape shops. But now, city officials are setting their sights on ecigs as a potential new money maker. Today, councilwoman Blondell Reynol...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 16, 2014

Study Shows UK Smoking Rates Hit All Time Low

In the UK, smoking has been a cultural fixture for decades. But with the rise of electronic cigarettes, everything is changing. As thousands of British smokers transition to vaping, researchers are seeing the difference. Now a new study reveals that...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 11, 2014

UK Grants Official Approval to Ecig Advertising on TV

Ecigs have created a lot of controversy in the past year, but in the UK it seems like the tide is turning and acceptance is just around the corner. This week, the Committee of Advertising Practice gave official approval for ecig companies to start ad...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 9, 2014

British American Tobacco Wants Medicinal Regulation for Ecigs

British American Tobacco is the fifth largest tobacco company in the world today. After recently growth of the ecig industry, BAT decided to invest in Nicoventures, a new vaping subsidiary.  As they work to open doors for their own ecig brand to suc...
by cocktailnerd on Oct 2, 2014

Disneyland Pushes Vapers Back to the Smoking Section

When a smoker makes the courageous decision to put away tobacco and try vaping as an alternative, there are a lot of positive changes that happen. Beyond the fact that you eliminate thousands of lethal carcinogens, you also gain your social life. You...
by cocktailnerd on Sep 28, 2014

Open System Vaporizers Now Dominate the Ecig Market

According to Market Watch, traditional electronic cigarettes that look a lot like cigarettes are no longer the industry’s leading assets. Instead, open system vaporizers that allow users to have a more customized experience are dominating the vapin...
by cocktailnerd on Sep 25, 2014


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