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October 2016

Juul Scrambles To End Price Gouging On Vaping "Pods"

By C. Bosco October 24, 2016 3066 Views No comments

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This is reblog from the New York Post: http://nyp.st/2ddRDLT

Tyler Goldman is scrambling to end an epidemic that’s slamming the smoke shops of the Big Apple: nicotine gouging.

A slew of opportunistic tobacconists throughout the city have been jacking up prices for the flavored nicotine “pods” used to refill the Juul, a wildly popular vaporizer made by Goldman’s San Francisco-based company, Pax Labs.

Study: Many E-Cigarette Users View Smoke-Free Areas as Okay for Vaping

By C. Bosco October 20, 2016 903 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from Fortune: http://for.tn/2dpluCC

Some don’t view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others.

The majority of e-cigarette users have “vaped” in a smoke-free environment and most don’t view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others, according to a U.S. study.

Chicago's Vaping 160% Vaping Tax: 10 Months Later

By C. Bosco October 18, 2016 1058 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from Vaping Post: http://bit.ly/2epP0HF

With the popularity of e-cigarettes rising as smoking cessation aids, which led to a significant decrease in cigarette sales, and therefore a great tax revenue loss for the government, what did city and state officials do to compensate? Label e-cigarettes as unsafe and toxic, and tax them heavily.

Study: 42% US Smokers Quit Smoking With E-Cigs

By C. Bosco October 6, 2016 1214 Views 1 comment

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This is a reblog from Vaping Post: http://bit.ly/2d6ClvL.

A US study finds that about 85% smokers used an e-cigarette for their last quit attempt. This long-term survey also shows that smoking cessation rate (42.4%) is higher among long-term e-cigarette users and quit attempts occur more frequently (72.6%) with the e-cigarette than with other types of NRTs (approved by the FDA, add the authors).

Ceramic Coils: The Hype & What You Should Know

By C. Bosco October 5, 2016 2112 Views 1 comment

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This is a reblog from Vaping Post: http://bit.ly/2dtggKV

As any innovative product, some love it and some others don't. However, when browsing the web, many return issues concerning ceramic coils. What about their safety? Are there different types of ceramic coils? And more specifically, what is a ceramic coil?