Gas Station eCigs to get A LOT More High Tech

New partnership supports company expansion in U.S. after significant success in Europe. Smokio, the world’s first connected electronic cigarette that synchronizes automatically with users’ smartphones, has partnered with Asian American Trade Association Council (AATAC), an organization designed to build partnerships between convenience stores and manufacturers. “We are very proud to partner with AATAC to be able to offer Smokio to such a large number of retail outlets across the U.S.,” said Alexandre Prot, co-founder [...]


CASAA Issues 4th Call to Action – Time to Submit Comments to FDA

As noted in CASAA’s Action plan, this is not a battle that is going to be won based solely on comments to the proposed regulations. Accordingly, we are attacking this on several different fronts. Before the draft regulations were published, we had envisioned a single Call to Action with several suggested actions. However, upon seeing the details, we decided the best strategy to effect positive change is to prepare a comprehensive Action Plan which [...]

E-liquid Manufacturers: Prepare to Be Regulated

I received this release from Instant GMP. I thought it might be of interest to my readers who are e-liquid makers.  This is not any kind of endorsement. -SK E-cigarettes may not have any actual tobacco in them, but like it or not, the FDA is determined to regulate them as such. We may not […]


Congresswoman Running Late for Bandwagon

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen rules keeping "e-tobacco products" and cigars away from children. In April, the FDA released a proposed rule that would ban e-cigarette sales to minors, a step DeLauro had previously urged. In a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, DeLauro urged her to: Finalize that rule by April 25, 2015. Ban “child-friendly flavorings” such as chocolate or bubble [...]

Reason Calls BS on AG’s Plot

The kids today can’t get enough of Steven Dorff. Blu eCig ad"Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths," says the headline over a New York Times  story about a gathering of state attorneys general in Park City, Utah. Which ads are those, and how old are these "youths"? The article never really answers either question, and you can tell from the lead that reporter Eric Lipton prefers to keep things vague: State attorneys [...]

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Vapor Beast $5 off $25 Coupon Code

Vapor Beast just sent out an announcement that they have a ton of shiny new products from Vision Spinner 2′s to the newest RBAs and Mods.  To celebrate, they’ve also thrown in a coupon code.  You can save $5 on your order of $25 or more using the coupon code WAVE when you check out. […]

Heimdall Clone Review – Black Beauty

Mechanical mods are certainly all the rage these days.  When something becomes popular, it’s bound to be imitated (or in this case, copied). That gives us the world of mod clones.  I have for you today a clone of the Heimdall Black from a company called Angel Cigs. Let’s take a closer look with our […]

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Liberal Group Raises Koch Specter to Bash Pro-Ecig Group

The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) poses as an independent science-based organization devoted to outing "junk science," but consumer advocates have called it "a consumer front organization for its business backers" that "glove[s] the hand that feeds it." The majority of ACSH’s funds have come from corporations and major foundations, but a new review of its funding sources by The Progressive Inc.’s Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) reveals that some of [...]

Smok’s New Rocket Mod

Details Rocket Mod, Stainless SmokTech has outdone themselves with their new mod, The Rocket! This stainless steel beauty is durable, and includes features to ensure the mod will last a long time. The Rocket is variable voltage and variable wattage, which is adjustable with a simple wheel that rotates and clicks into place at the desired power level. There are 5 different voltage and wattage settings. For voltage, you are able to choose among [...]



Incorrect eCig Charger Leads to UK Explosion

A woman nearly escaped a fire explosion at her Ringwood family home after a faulty charger used to power an e-cigarette caught fire. The incident, which took place on July 14 in Southampton Road, Ringwood, is the latest to add to the list of incidents in the UK involving the use of cheap and inappropriate chargers. The woman, who fortunately escaped the explosion, said she was in an upstairs bedroom of the house when [...]

Shady eCig Companies get Spotlight

Consumers getting smoked by e-cigarettes Consumers of e-cigarette said they signed up for a free product or a supply at a reduced price but then the company repeatedly charged their credit and debit cards, sometimes wiping out their accounts While the debate continues about whether e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rolls out its regulations, one thing is for sure. Consumers are curious about [...]

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State AGs Conspiring Against eCig Industry?

PARK CITY, Utah — State attorneys general must investigate, and consider taking legal action against, e-cigarette companies that appear to be using some of the same advertising tactics that once drew young adults into smoking, a Kentucky deputy attorney general told his law enforcement colleagues gathered here for a retreat to discuss emerging legal issues in states nationwide. The gathering of nearly two dozen attorneys general, and senior members of their staffs, came on [...]

Vapor God Coupon Code – 30% off e-Liquid

Vapor God is running a 30% off e-liquid sale. Now through Sunday, July 27th you can take a sweet 30% discount on your e-liquid purchase.  Just use the coupon code 30off at checkout. Click here to visit Vapor God


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Aspire Nautilus Review – Better Late than Never

Aspire’s Nautilus dual coil Pyrex tank has been on the market for some time.  Not only that, but it’s been exceptionally popular. For some reason, I never bothered reviewing the tank.  That’s all going to change now. Join me after the break for my review of the Aspire Nautilus Disclosure, I received this product at […]

Yale Researchers Seem to Have Problems Counting

NEW HAVEN >> As the use of electronic cigarettes soars among youth, professor Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin is at the vanguard of research into their effects. Krishnan-Sarin is co-principal investigator (with professor Stephanie O’Malley) of the Yale Tobacco Center on Regulatory Science , whose particular interest is in flavors and how they alter nicotine addiction. Krishnan-Sarin is also studying the rates of e-cigarette use among youth and young adults in Connecticut, as well as how they [...]