Pelican Vapor Opens New Florida Vape Shop Location

Tavernier Towne shopping center in Florida’s Upper Keys has a new business. Pelican Vapor, an e-cig and e-juice shop in Naples, now has a second location. The new shop, which is right next to the movie theater, sells their own branded blend of e-liquid called Pelican Blend Premium, which they make themselves. They also carry …

Heat-Not-Burn Cigarette Sales Are Skyrocketing In Japan

In Japan, conventional cigarette sales are dropping, but there is a silver lining for some big tobacco companies, specifically those that have introduced smoke-free tobacco products into the country’s marketplace. While traditional cigarette sales continue to drop, sales of smoke-free alternatives like the heat-not-burn (HNB) products are rising rapidly and tobacco companies like Japan Tobacco …

Japan’s E-Cig Ban Creates Opportunity For HNB Products To Flourish

In the island nation of Japan, regulations that essentially equate to a government ban on electronic cigarettes that use nicotine-laced liquid known as e-liquid has created an opportunity for heat-not-burn (HNB) products that heat tobacco to the point of vaporization, avoiding higher temperatures at which combustion occurs. For reference, when smoking conventional cigarettes, combustion is …

NYU Analysis Finds Vaping To Be Safer Than Smoking

A new analysis led by researchers at the New York University (NYU) College of Global Public Health has found vaping to be a safer option than smoking. While many questions regarding the health implications of vaping remain unclear at this time, the researchers behind the analysis found that based on the research that they examined, …

Heat Not Burn Products Likely Safer Than Cigarettes, New Research Suggests

There’s another alternative to vaporizers that some smokers and vapers alike might not yet be aware of and they’re quickly heating up in popularity. These new devices are known as heat-not-burn (HNB) products and according to new research conducted by the independent Committee On Toxicity of Chemicals in Foods, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT), …

New Vape Research Challenges Notion That E-Cigs Are Healthier Than Traditional Cigarettes

A new study led by researchers at the UNC School of Medicine challenges the concept that vaping electronic cigarettes is less harmful than vaping traditional cigarettes. In the study, which was published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, researchers examined the possibility of electronic cigarettes causing lung damage. …

Vaping Study Finds No Adverse Health Impact From Long-Term Use

A new vaping study funded by Fontem Venture, which owns the Blu e-cigarette brand, has found long-term vaping to have no adverse impact on human health. While some are sure to question its validity based on who funded it, a company that owns one of the most popular e-cig brands, the study, which was published …

West Virginia’s American Lung Association Wants Vaping Banned In Public Spaces

In West Virginia, there’s at least one organization that wants vaping banned from public spaces, just like smoking. This organization, the American Lung Association of West Virginia, is fighting for vape-free public spaces. In other words, they don’t want you to vape in public spaces where smoking is already prohibited. While the ALA has made …

Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Raise State Vaping Age Requirement

A couple of Democratic lawmakers in the state of Tennessee, Senator Jeff Yarbro and Representative Darren Jernigan, have introduced a new bill that, if passed, would raise both the smoking age and vaping age in the state from 18 to 19 years old. According to Dimitris Agrafiotis of the Tennessee Smoke Free Association (TSFA), there’s …