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 …

Indiana City’s New Vape Regulations Ban E-Cigs From Parks And Public Spaces

As cities, towns, countries, and states continue to consider the health implications of vaping, a trend that’s clearly on the rise, the regulatory landscape is in an apparent state of constant flux. Now, in a city in Indiana state’s Hamilton County, city councilors have added new language to their existing smoking ordinance that effectively bans …

Oregon Raises Tobacco Age Requirement, Here’s The Impact On Nicotine Vapes

The state of Oregon has raised the age requirement for buying tobacco products in the state from 18 to 21 and even though nicotine vaporizers contain nicotine, which is derived from tobacco, but not tobacco itself, they too are subject to the state’s new tobacco regulations. The law’s new age requirement when into effect on …

Vape Companies In Malaysia Continue To Wait For Possibility Of New Regulations

In Malaysia, vaping companies continue to operate as normal while awaiting the possibility of new government imposed regulations. In September of 2017, the country’s government formed a committee to regulate the vaporizing industry. This working committee includes representatives from the Ministry of Health, various vaping industry groups, and the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and …

Stop The Vape Ban Coalition Launches Campaign To Fight FDA Regulations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the power to regulate the vaping industry, a power that the administration has already begun to exercise. In order to help prevent a virtual ban on the industry and its products, the Stop the Vape Ban coalition has kicked into gear and launched a new campaign in …

Vaping Car Ban Story Spreads Misinformation, Here’s The Truth

After a fake news report made its rounds on the internet, the misconception that vaping in a car in certain U.S. states had become illegal spread to the point that we felt the need to correct any misconceptions sparked by this fake news report, which was published by a website called Associated Media Coverage. Fortunately …

Singapore E-Cig Ban To Go Into Effect Soon

In the Asian country of Singapore, an island city-state, authorities have already banned shisha tobacco and the devices most commonly used to smoke it, hookahs. Now, electronic cigarettes are in the country’s crosshairs. In November of 2017, the government of Singapore banned electronic cigarettes in their entirety. That ban is now scheduled to go into …

San Francisco Bans Flavored E-Juice, Repeal Quickly Qualifies For Ballot

After San Francisco legislators approved an ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco and e-liquid alike, city residents were quick to band together to protect their cherished vape liquids. The city by the bay’s Board of Supervisors banned flavored e-juices along with flavored tobacco, with the exception of menthol flavored cigarettes, from being sold within …