It’s been all over the news the last couple days.  Graphic footage of some poor schmuck’s pants exploding in a Kentucky gas station.  The Fireball was caused by the man’s e-cigarette, a tragic accident to be sure.     Fires caused by vaping devices are sadly a thing that has happened in the past, and will likely continue to happen in the future.  Lithium battery technology is unstable at best.  Any time a company takes a shortcut it can result in something like this happening. Heck, even companies that don’t take shortcuts like Apple are not immune to their lithium-powered devices catastrophically failing. So, howRead More →

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Digirette is looking to turn the convenience store entry-level vape on its head. Last week, I published a piece about proper subohm setups showing up in places like Walgreens.  The new E Vapor System from Digirette also wants newbies to vape clouds, but they’re taking an entirely different approach to the idea.  Read the rest of the review to find out more. Disclousre: I received this product at no charge for review purposes.  The Digirette Specs Polycarbonite panels over a light-weight cast aluminum frame vaporizer Micro USB port for charging Regulated voltage 3.8 – 4.2v Sealed proprietary pre-filled tanks Organic cotton wicks Kanathal wire ~ .6 ohm resistanceRead More →

FDA Denies Favoritism on Awarding Grants to Tobacco Research Projects

So I’ve been going on about the FDA coming in and raining on our parade for years now.  And admittedly, I have been a bit of a downer on the subject.  But, some of what the agency has submitted to the OMB for approval has been revealed via leaked guidance documents. My previous thoughts were that if enacted, the deeming regulations as proposed by the FDA would place a burden on small businesses requiring thousands of man hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars for each product they want to sell.  Well, it turns out I was wrong. Based on the leaked guidance, companies thatRead More →