Ontario ban on flavored vaping products
Flavor Ban on Vape Products in Ontario? Pitter Patter

Ontario Canada is looking at banning flavored vaping products. What would Katy say? Why are they jumping on the "Ban Flavors" bandwagon?  Supposedly to help control the increase in Teen Vaping™ in the province.  Nova Scotia already has a flavor ban that will go into effect sometime in 2020. Never mind that Teen Vaping™ has actually [...]

Maybe We Need Another Word for "Vaping"
Maybe We Need Another Word for “Vaping”

Five years ago, Vape was named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.  Has the time come that we need to expand on the word vape for clarity's sake? Seriously, let's take a minute here. How, in 5 years time, did the word, and the action, Vape, become a word associated with sickness and death? Vaping [...]

The CDC’s Scramble to Solve Mysterious Vaping Disease
The CDC’s Scramble to Solve Mysterious Vaping Disease

Scientists (including those from the CDC ) think they know that Vitamin E acetate is the cause of lung injuries, but are still testing. Why are they still testing? Because despite the fact that EVERY lung examined found vitamin E acetate in the lining of every victim, some people in power want another answer. Can't [...]

Uptight Short-Sighted Hypocrites – Truth Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Uptight Short-Sighted Hypocrites – Truth Doesn’t Matter

Let's talk about the Truth - I have sat with my laptop several times in the past month. I have tried, and tried, to talk about the recent e-cigarette war tactics. I’ve also tried to see if I could identify any honest motives, from the “ban it all” people, to the “ban flavors” people. I [...]

Benzinga Says: Federal Prohibition Of Cannabis Causes Vaping Crisis

Benzinga magazine asks: Could the legalization of cannabis on the federal level have prevented the current vaping crisis? That is, in essence, the reason we Vapers have been dealing with our nightmare for the past few months. I'm not sold on this idea. However, the news item from Benzinga is at least interesting. When I began reading the [...]

Vaping Illness Discovered - When Will Vape Shops Rebuild
Vaping Illness Discovered Will Vape Shops Rebuild

CHANNEL 13 - EVAL - Oregon LANE COUNTY, Ore. - Local vape shops in Oregon are trying to regain and/or rebuild their customers lost from the short-lived vaping ban last month. The ban was a knee-jerk reaction caused by a Vaping Illness that had nothing to do with e-liquid or mod. The CDC announces Vitamin E Acetate as the [...]

Washington State Bans Vape Products Containing Vitamin E Acetate
Washington State Bans Vape Products Containing Vitamin E Acetate

Vitamin E Acetate, the oil that bootleggers use to cut THC for Cannabis Vape Cartridges has been banned in the state of Washington. Can I hear a Hallelujah! Now THAT is the way you fix the Vape problem. Find the cause, ban it, and ENFORCE the ban harshly. What you do not do is ban an [...]

Vaping Hysteria - Any Lessons Learned?
Vaping Hysteria – Any Lessons Learned?

There is an hysteria running amok out in the US over vaping. Unsubstantiated vape product Bans that some current policymakers (read: politician) are considering should not be forced on Americans. Talk about Nanny State Nation? Can anyone even call themselves adults anymore? Or is all this more about money, profit, and power? Could the Nanny [...]

Bootleg Cannabis Vapes Spew Forth Formaldehyde
Bootleg Cannabis Vapes Spew Forth Formaldehyde

While the CDC is investigating Vitamin E acetate as a suspected cause of the recent vape related lung illnesses a company in California is analyzing the vapor produced from these bootleg THC cartridges.  The results of the tests are very concerning.  Buyer beware and know what you are vaping! It's tempting to celebrate the fact that [...]