On March 28, 265 members of Congress voted to repeal a set of Obama-era privacy rules that would have stopped internet service providers (ISPs) from selling your browsing data to advertisers without your consent. Popular arguments against this rule change include “protecting privacy” and “respecting consumers.”…
Earlier this month, the US National Park Service proposed a ban on vaping in the National Parks. The rule would have expanded the ban on smoking in designated areas to include electronic cigarettes. Today, folks at the NPS had a change of heart. But the agency won’t tell us why.
If you’re someone who occasionally puffs on electronic cigarettes, you should stop right now. Because when shit goes awry, it turns into a disgusting scene of blood, charred skin, and broken bones.
As an art form, vaping is still in its infancy, leaving vapers with more questions than answers when it comes to e-cig etiquette. Nevertheless, one rule is already as clear as freshly bottled e-juice: You may not, under any circumstances, vape on the pizza.
Last year, teen use of electronic cigarettes surpassed traditional cigarette use for the first time ever. But a new study shows that vaping is on the decline with high schoolers. And researchers can’t tell if it’s just a blip or if teens have really turned away from vaping for good.
Today Vivek H. Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, delivered some sobering news to rebellious kids who think they look badass while completely obscured by a cloud of flavored water vapor: e-cigarette use by youth and young adults isn’t safe.
Using e-cigarettes is a great way to stop smoking. But lately, the futuristic products have become a different kind of health hazard. Yesterday, a man at Grand Central Terminal in New York suffered burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pants. The security video of the incident is remarkably similar to an…
Following last week’s election, many watched with trepidation to see if President-elect Donald Trump planned to make good on his campaign threats to religious liberty, women’s rights and freedom of speech (among other things). One proud vaping advocate, however, had a far different reaction: Cautious optimism.
Big Vape is in trouble, according to a new report from the New York Times. In September NJoy, one of the United States’ biggest e-cigarette manufacturers, filed for bankruptcy amidst falling sales and use of the smoking alternative.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris says it eventually wants people to quit smoking cigarettes, and is investing resources into high-tech smoking alternatives. Bloomberg reports the company wants to move away from cigarettes. CEO Andre Calantzopoulos says Philip Morris “can’t stop cold turkey.” The tobacco company is hoping…
We know where Donald Trump stands on pussy grabbing (for). We know where Hillary Clinton stands on drinking water (against). What we don’t know, however, is where either candidate stands on the biggest issue of the election: Vapers’ rights.
Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has a simple message for American vapers: Let me be your hero.
A 14-year-old girl visiting Universal Studios Florida was hospitalized on Saturday after another visitor’s e-cigarette device malfunctioned, “shooting a ball of flame” at the girl, CNN reports.
I’m as surprised as anyone to be saying this but holy shit, these vape trick are really impressive.
It is not easy getting into vaping. There’s math to learn, electrical engineering concepts to internalize, and terrible device instructions that are impossible to interpret. If you’re not passionate and patient, that vape you dropped 80 bucks on will just end up gathering dust in a corner, reeking of Fruit Loops. The…
The ploy of the rechargeable, Blu PLUS+ vape is obvious: It looks like a cigarette and the charging case resembles a pack. “It’s just like real smoking!” it seems to beg of your disbelief. It isn’t. But that should be obvious. And it’s far from the biggest problem with the Blu PLUS+.
The world of vaping doesn’t make immediate sense. Whether you want to vape plant matter, wax, or e-liquids, you probably want to do some research before you start dropping cash on mods. Don’t worry, though. We did the research for you.