E-Cigarette Reviews and Rankings

European Commission Opposes Excise Tax on E-Cigarettes and Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products, for Now

EU diplomats have been expressing their desire to set excise taxes for electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products ever since 2016, when they unanimously agreed to call on the European Commission to come up with a proposal on the best way to tax these products. However, in a recent report to the EU Council, the Commission opposed the harmonized taxation of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products until more information becomes available.

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After Making E-Liquids More Expensive Than Cigarettes, Italy Prepares to Tax E-Liquid Ingredients As Well

I've long referred to Italy as an example of how excessive taxation can destroy the vaping industry, but even I could never have imagined how far the European state could go to achieve its sinister goal. After adopting new tax laws that make e-liquid refills more expensive that packs of tobacco cigarettes, Italy will...

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JUUL Becomes Best-Selling E-Cigarette on the US Market

With so many e-cigarette brands owned and promoted by tobacco companies available on the American market these days, it seemed next-to-impossible for an independent player to ever claim the title of best selling electronic cigarette. But that's exactly what the upstarts at Pax Labs have achieved with their popular JUUL pod system.

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E-Cigarettes Should Be Part of Support for Smokers Suffering from Mental Illness, Experts State

The Mental Health & Smoking Partnership, an initiative of some of the most important anti-smoking and mental health organisations in the UK, recently put out a statement on electronic cigarettes, asking health professionals to consider them as support to help smokers suffering from mental illness quit. Research shows that tobacco smoking is much more prevalent among people with...

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E-Cigarettes Should Be Promoted As Quit Smoking Aid, British Psychological Society Says

You can now add the British Psychological Society to the long list of UK-based health organizations that support electronic cigarettes as a healthier alternative to tobacco cigarettes and as a way to help smokers quit the habit. In a briefing titled Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes, the British Psychological Society (BPS) recently made a series of...

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Scotland’s National Health Service Acknowledges That Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking

Despite what e-cigarette opponents and the biased media want you to believe, scientific evidence clearly shows that vaping is orders of magnitudes safer than smoking tobacco. Health specialists have known this for a while now, and they are finally coming out and acknowledging that e-cigarettes are a much less dangerous alternative to cigarettes. The latest to admit this fact is NHS Scotland. At...

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Study Claims That E-Cigarettes Could Cause Bladder Cancer

A report presented at the recent American Urological Association’s Annual Meeting claimed that the use of electronic cigarettes can lead to increased risks of bladder cancer. In a small pilot study, researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville found two of the five compounds linked to bladder cancer in the urine of e-cigarette users. News of the potential link...

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U.S. Congressmen Resume Efforts to Ease FDA Vaping Regulations

Republican congressmen Tom Cole (Oklahoma) and Sanford Bishop (Georgia) have recently introduced legislation to amend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s regulations of new tobacco products. They are attempting to change the predicate date for new tobacco products from February 15, 2007 to August 8, 2016, the day that the FDA regulations came into effect, thus ensuring that most vaping products remain on the market without having to go through the...

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U.S. Surgeon General Calls Vaping “Major Public Health Concern”

With tobacco smoking killing 1 in 2 smokers, many reputed health professional see vaping as a benefit for public health, but according to U.S. Surgeon Genral Vivek H. Murthy they are a "major public health concern" that has to be treated the same as any other tobacco product. In a report released last Thursday, Murthy repeatedly refers to vaping as "a form of tobacco use", conveniently...

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Republican Senator Urges FDA to Cease Implementation of E-Cigarette Regulations Pending Administration Change

Republican Senator Ron Johnson, a long-time supporter of vaping, recently wrote to a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, urging it to cease the implementation of e-cigarette deeming regulations pending the change in administration coming in January. "On November 8, the American people voiced their disapproval of the type of government that ignores the input of small business...

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