New Method Measures Nicotine Delivery from e-Cigarettes

The effectiveness of e-cigarettes as a smoking substitute will likely rely on whether they can consistently provide the amount of nicotine a smoker needs to resist the desire to return to traditional cigarettes. A recent study that evaluated a new method for measuring nicotine delivery from e-cigarettes found that ‘first-generation’ e-cigarettes, which use ‘cartomizers’, deliver … Read moreNew Method Measures Nicotine Delivery from e-Cigarettes

New governmental regulations “could destroy the industry”

The vaping industry in America is on a precipice, staring down a fast-approaching but uncertain future. In October, the Food and Drug Administration filed its final regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the eighth step in a nine-step process to regulate electronic cigarettes that started more than four years ago. These … Read moreNew governmental regulations “could destroy the industry”

Connecticut e-Cigarette Restriction Laws Start Today

A number of new Connecticut laws took effect on Thursday, including one that subjects smoking an e-cigarette to many of the same restrictions as conventional smoking. The new legislation was passed earlier this year. Lawmakers said there was enormous support for the law in both the state House of Representatives and the Senate, partly because … Read moreConnecticut e-Cigarette Restriction Laws Start Today

e-Cigarettes Can Pose Dangers to Pets

This alternative to cigarette smoking is growing in popularity and, as it does, so do health concerns regarding pets. Electronic cigarettes do not contain tobacco, but the liquid that is vaporized does contain nicotine. There are several reasons why you should be sure to keep these out of the reach of your pets. The first … Read moree-Cigarettes Can Pose Dangers to Pets

New Federal Law Could Ban Ecigs on Airplanes

If you’ve been on a commercial flight lately, you probably already know that ecigs are generally not welcome on board. Most airlines have implemented a no vaping policy despite the lack of federal laws to dictate whether vaping in air is acceptable. However, leaving vaping rules up to airlines isn’t enough for New Jersey lawmaker … Read moreNew Federal Law Could Ban Ecigs on Airplanes