E-Cigarette Reviews and Rankings

The FDA Is Investigating Reports of Seizures Possibly Linked to Vaping

Just before Scott Gottlieb quit his position as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, the agency issued a bizarre announcement warning the public about a potential link between vaping and a number of reports of seizures. "Today, we’re notifying the public of another potential emerging safety issue of which the FDA has recently become aware. We have reports indicating that some people...

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Simple Lab Experiment Shows Shocking Effects of Smoking Compared to Vaping

Public Health England (PHE) recently released footage from a simple lab experiment that shows the devastating effects smoking can have on our lungs and how they can be avoided by switching to vaping or quitting completely. As part of PHE's Health Harms campaign, which encourages smokers to quit this January, health experts Dr Lion Shahab and Dr Rosemary Leonard carried out a very basic...

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FDA to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes in Convenience Stores and Gas Stations

The Food and Drug Administration recently announced plans to ban the sale of most flavored electronic cigarettes in traditional physical locations like convenience stores and gas stations, in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. Last Thursday, the FDA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data which showed a 78 percent increase in...

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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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