Monthly Archives: February 2015

E-cigs under fire, despite likely benefits

E-cigs under fire, despite likely benefits

The pleasure police are at it again, trying to protect us from ourselves when we’re really doing just fine on our own. Eric Scheman demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and […]

Lorillard Study: Our E-Cigarettes Produce 1,500 Times Less Harmful Chemicals than Cigarettes

Lorillard Study: Our E-Cigarettes Produce 1,500 Times Less Harmful Chemicals than Cigarettes

Some science, data, and other stuff providing some back-up to what seems obvious to many of us. With all of the recent negative findings about e-cigarettes – from formaldegeddon to immune system impairment – a study simply re-confirming that e-cig vapor contains vastly fewer harmful components than cigarettes is, in a way, a nice reminder […]

Vaping industry opposed to regulation

Some great points about how the vaping industry is preempting regulations by taking many precautions on their own without needing to be told. Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Regulation over the vaping industry was the focus of a House Committee hearing this morning. The plumes […]

E-Cigs, Vaping Keeps on Truckin’

E-Cigs, Vaping Keeps on Truckin'

Sure makes sense to me to kill those long hours behind the wheel vaping some delicious juice! Overdrive electronic cigarettes e-cigarettes vaping (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nearly 70% of truck drivers who smoke have tried electronic cigarettes or vaping, as have 20% of truck drivers who are […]

New Study Claims E-Cigs Reduce the Lungs’ Ability to Fight Infections

New Study Claims E-Cigs Reduce the Lungs’ Ability to Fight Infections

Lots of things are risky… this is a good piece with some data about the riskiness of e-cigs. E-cig immune function study A new study has demonstrated that e-cigarettes appear to reduce the ability of mice’s lungs to fight off bacteria and viruses, a finding which has been reported as “ E-cigarettes increase the risk […]

Chambersburg holds off on ‘vaping’ ban

Chambersburg holds off on 'vaping' ban

A small victory for vaping rights! CHAMBERSBURG >> Borough council voted Monday night to postpone a resolution that would keep borough employees from “vaping,” or inhaling through a nicotine delivery system, while at work. Three labor unions representing borough employees, the Chambersburg Police Officers Association, the International Association of Firefighters and the American Federation of […]

Legislature moves to regulate “vaping” industry

Legislature moves to regulate "vaping" industry

Some info and an interesting perspective on proposed vaping regulations in Texas. (Photo: KENS) It looks like smoking, doesn’t smell like it and those who “vape” tell Eyewitness News it can taste like whatever you want. Right now there are no regulations on the vaping industry. But lawmakers feel it’s too much like smoking and […]

It’s all about the vape

It's all about the vape

Some commentary on proposed e-cig taxes. E-cig tax proposal generates public discussion (Photo: Kevin Pieper/The Baxter Bulletin) Buy Photo A Little Rock lawmaker’s proposal for an electronic-cigarette tax is to be reviewed in committee today. Rep. Charles Blake’s bill would add a 7 1 / 2 -cent tax on e-cigarettes and the fluid used in […]