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Are Heavy-Handed E-Cig Laws Under Threat? Indiana Fights Back Against Vaping Rules

With such a heavy focus understandably placed on the FDA’s recent overhaul of e-cig regulations in the U.S, it’s easy to overlook some important changes to the e-cig industry taking place all over the country. On Election Day, for example, California enforced a significant tax increase on e-cigarettes, treating them in a near-identical way to cigarettes with very little reasoning. Similarly, while many vapers may opt for well-known products like JUUL pods and VUSE VIBE, some may be unaware of the major strain being placed on smaller brands. Actions like... Read More

Why are E-Cigarettes Included in “Tobacco-Free” Policies at Colleges?

Perception is something that has played a massive role in the negative viewpoint many have towards e-cigarettes. Whether it’s because of the name, the way they look, or how they are classed, vaping’s unnecessary affiliation with smoking affects if, how, and where vapers can use their JUUL starter kit or VUSE e-cig — including college students. As of that start of 2017, over 1,700 U.S college and university campuses have pledged to be 100% smoke-free. It’s a healthy number and one that everyone should be campaigning to push even higher... Read More

Refilling Your E-Cig: A Troubleshooting Guide [+ infographic]

Sadly, e-liquid doesn’t last forever. You’ll be enjoying that berry-flavored VUSE cartridge so much that it’ll be gone in no time. When you vape regularly, refilling will become a normal part of your routine, but it can be a little daunting at first. Being stuck without your e-cig because it’s empty isn’t ideal, so it’s important to learn the refilling process. It’s easier than you might think, and the problems you might encounter are easily resolved. If you’re used to having a nicotine intake throughout the day, a few hours... Read More

7 Reasons Why an E-Cigarette is the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift

Your inbox is bombarded with romantic promotions; convenience stores are suddenly a sea of red; the TV commercials during the big game are full of jewelry and loving gestures. Yes, it’s impossible to ignore that Valentine’s Day is here — and plenty of us will be scrambling to figure out what gift to give this time round. How do we go one better than last year? How do I avoid an embarrassing failure? Could I get away with a gift voucher? All these questions and more race through our head... Read More

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Could The Vaping Market Boom In 2017? Experts Say Yes

All the drama and impending changes created in 2016 have led many to believe that 2017 will be a very uncertain, unsteady year for vapers and names like Mt Baker Vapor, Von Erl, and Vuse. Many, but not everyone. Far from it, actually. Despite the new FDA regulations, the Tobacco Products Directive, and new laws threatening all aspects of vaping around the world, there are plenty of onlookers who feel the future is bright for e-cigs. We here at the Electric Tobacconist concur, but perhaps it’s even more reassuring to... Read More

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A Smokeless, Tobacco-Filled E-Cig? Examining the Philip Morris IQOS

The innovative nature of the vaping world helps create a constant stream of eye-catching products, trends, and off-shoots. Pushing the boundaries of what we know as an e-cig product is often encouraged by consumers, as a brand or company embedded in the e-cig industry listens to its fans and brings a brand new idea to the table. Recently, though, we’ve been tracking an innovative product that’s attempting to tap into the e-cig market. Let’s take a closer look at the product, and determine if it’s a contender, or just a... Read More

Confused About E-Liquid Ingredients? Breaking Down the 4 Simple Elements

A quick search around online for news stories about e-cigarettes makes one thing very clear: that nothing appears to be very clear. While one story will tell you that the e-liquids for vaping products are harmful and dangerous, another story tells you they have no serious side-effects or dangers. With all these conflicting reports, it’s understandable if someone gets a little confused about the ingredients that go into e-liquids produced by Mt Baker Vapor and other major brands. What’s tougher to understand, though, is why some of those confused individuals... Read More

E-Cigarettes Trends for 2017

There’s no denying it: 2016 has been one heck of a year for e-cigarettes. For better or worse, names like V2, Mark 10, and VUSE have become household names — not to mention the subject of plenty of Google searches and news articles. 2016 was the year that e-cigarettes established themselves as a key piece of modern culture. So what’s next? With more attention, users, skeptics, and followers than ever before, vaping is primed to make some serious movements in 2017. From the products on sale, to how and where... Read More

From Coil Packs to Pod Mods: The Essential Christmas E-Cig Gift Guide

You know how it goes every Christmas. The overly enthusiastic receptionist comes round the office to draw out the names for this year’s Secret Santa. Instead of drawing one of your buddies or even just someone from your department, you get the guy who works three floors above you, who you had an awkward conversation with by the watercooler that one time. Or equally terrifying, it’s your turn to spend Christmas with your partner’s family, who always manage to get you something great, leaving you feeling a little guilty as... Read More

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Can E-Cigs Replicate Electric Cars and Break Through the FDA Crackdown?

It’s probably fair to say that we are currently experiencing a key moment in the history of e-cigarettes. After over a decade of growth and success, the vaping world now finds itself the subject of constant media attention, intense scrutiny, and restrictive regulations. At a time like this, it’s good to know that other industries (and more importantly, other people) have been through similar situations. Not only that, but to know that they managed to navigate through the situation and go on to achieve great things would be very encouraging... Read More