Innokin Prize O-Rama Giveaway

Want to win some cool prizes by Innokin?  I thought you might.  It’s been a long time since I’ve run a contest, so I thought it’s high time I did so. To make ammends I’m clearing out my stash of Innokin products I have secured away here at SKVW HQ.  To make entry easy, I’m breaking […]

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Hawaii is the Vapin-est State

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Nearly half of all young adults in Hawaii have tried an electronic cigarette, according to a new report. "Anecdotally, we’re told that it’s more prevalent in Hawaii than other states," said Pallav Pokhrel, assistant professor at the University of Hawaii’s Cancer Center. "Right now, it seems like electronic use is even higher among younger adults than cigarette use." Pokhrel is the lead author of a study on e-cigarette use among Hawaii’s [...]

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Senate Meetings Without Cameras Much More Quiet

press release Vapor Products Trade Group Outlines Potential Impact of Regulation, Urges Industry to Forward Comments to FDA Before August Deadline WASHINGTON, DC, Jul 25, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — The Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), the largest trade group dedicated to advocacy, awareness and education in the vapor products industry, hosted a briefing Thursday for Senate members to outline facts, share research, and promote a dialogue about sensible regulation of the rapidly growing [...]

Big V4L Summer Sale, up to 50% Off!

Looking for some crazy deals on some great Vapor4Life gear?  Check out this sale info I just got.  You can grab discounts up to 50% off on their Dial-A-Volt Kit (here’s my review) and 30% off other great stuff.  Just use coupon code SUMMER to get your discount. Click here to visit V4L now 50% […]


Another Positive HuffPo Article? What’s this world coming to?

Elected officials and anti-smoking advocates need to re-think their knee-jerk reaction and hostility to e-cigarettes and vaping. It seems like every day we hear a new attack – yet these products are actually helping some people quit or cut back on the much more dangerous alternative of smoking tobacco. In May, a large study out of England that was published in the journal Addiction made worldwide news when they announced that smokers trying to [...]

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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