E-Cigarette Reviews and Rankings

FDA Slams Chinese Company for Allegedly Selling Viagra and Cialis Infused E-Liquid

The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning to Chinese e-liquid company HelloCig for selling and advertising products allegedly infused with erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra and Cialis. The offending company, HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd, reportedly advertised and e-liquids like “E-Cialis HelloCig E-Liquid” alongside a bottle of Cialis pills and...

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Teen Allegedly Develops ‘Wet Lung’ After Only Three Weeks of Vaping

Doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently reported the case of an 18-year-old woman who developed a life-threatening condition known as 'wet lung' after using electronic cigarettes for three months. The woman, whose identity was not revealed for privacy reasons, had reportedly decided to try e-cigarettes as a way to calm her nerves while working as a...

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Punitive Taxation and Excessive Regulation of E-Cigarettes Have Increased in Europe, Think Tank Report Shows

The European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER) recently published its annual Nanny State Index, which tracks tracks overbearing, paternalistic lifestyle regulation across Europe in four major categories: alcohol, food&soft drinks, tobacco and electronic cigarettes. For the latter, this year's report shows an increase in both taxation and regulation, despite the ample scientific evidence that vaping is considerably safer than smoking tobacco.

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Russia to Regulate E-Cigarettes Differently Than Other Tobacco Products

You know there's something wrong with the US regulations of electronic cigarettes when even a country like Russia has the common sense to regulate vaping products as a separate category of tobacco products. Russia doesn't have the most impressive records when it comes to public health and anti-corruption, but even its legislators realize that vaping is considerably different than...

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Vaping Hailed as “Miracle” of Public Health in Iceland

Most health associations and anti-tobacco experts in the US see vaping as a threat to public health, but in Iceland, it is regarded as a miracle that's slowly but surely rendering smoking obsolete. Guðmundur Karl Snæbjörnsson, a doctor from Iceland's National Institute of Health, recently sat down with reporters to discuss the effect that vaping has had on smoking smoking cessation in the the...

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American Cancer Society Changes Position on E-Cigarettes, Media Stays Silent

The American Cancer Society recently issued a statement updating its position on electronic cigarettes. In light of the current available scientific evidence, the ACS acknowledges that e-cigarettes are less harmful to human health than tobacco cigarettes and that they have proven successful in helping smokers quit. Furthermore, it recommends that physicians encourage all smoking cessation aids, including electronic cigarettes.

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E-Cigarettes Prove Major Success at English Prison That Adopted Them on Trial Basis

A pilot scheme between April and October 2017 that allowed inmates at the Island of Man prison, in England, to purchase a weekly supply of vaping devices as an alternative to smuggled tobacco cigarettes and nicotine patches has proven a big success according to an official report, making the prison a "calmer and safer" place. In 2008, the Island of Man prison became the first in Europe to...

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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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