Vaping 101: Plus How to Enjoy a Proper Inhale

What is Vaping? The definition of vaping is the act of inhaling smoke-looking vapor from an electronic cigarette or vape device. Vaping simulates smoking but in a less harmful manner. A flavored nicotine liquid called vape juice(e-juice) is what’s in a vape, but not all vapes contain nicotine. The user decides the flavor and amount of nicotin...
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New U.K. Market Placement Vape Rules on Jan. 1

Vapor companies that want to place an e-cigarette on the U.K. market will have to send their notifications through different routes after Jan. 1 due to Brexit.   The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will remain the competent authority for the notification scheme for e-cigarettes and refill containers in Great Brita...
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Vape Bans in the United States and Around the World

Official attitudes toward vaping and nicotine use in general vary widely. In the United Kingdom, vaping is essentially encouraged by government health agencies. Because smoking creates a costly burden for the U.K.’s National Health Service, the country stands to save money if smokers switch to e-cigarettes instead. Most other countries also all...
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Vaping Taxes in the United States and Around the World

As vaping grows in popularity, it becomes a natural target for governments in need of tax revenue. Because vapor products are usually bought by smokers and ex-smokers, tax authorities correctly assume that money spent on e-cigarettes is money not being spent on traditional tobacco producs. Governments have depended upon cigarettes and other to...
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India: Vapers Will Protest Ban on Sept. 18th Anniversary

Indian vaping advocates will hold simultaneous protests around the country this Friday, Sept. 18, to mark one year since the Indian government banned the sales of vaping products. The event is being organized by the Association of Vapers India (AVI). “We are bringing vapers together to raise our objection against the draconian ban by the gove...
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Teen Vaping Declined 29% in 2020, CDC Survey Shows

New survey results released by the CDC show a 29 percent drop in teenage vaping from 2019 to 2020, bringing it to levels last seen before 2018. Of course, the CDC and FDA have chosen another way to present the results. The selected results (but not the data they came from) were part of a CDC report published Sept. 9—the same day that was the ...
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