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DOT Bans E-Cigarettes in Checked Luggage

The Department of Transportation has now issued a ruling that will ban electronic cigarettes from being included in checked luggage when you travel via airplane.

This ruling is not incredibly surprising as there have recently been a few cases of e-cigarettes exploding when they were in the cargo hold of passenger planes. According to the report released by the DOT, there was an incident on August 9, 2014 at Boston’s Logan Airport that involved an e-cigarette explosion which forced the passengers to evacuate the aircraft. A few months later on January 4, 2015, at LAX, a late arriving checked bag caught fire when the electronic cigarette that was inside overheated.

Exploding e-cigarettes have been in the news a lot lately, and while the majority of exploding cases happen during charging, faulty batteries or poorly made devices can result in explosions even when the device is not in use or charging. …

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Three E-cigarette Myths… Debunked!

In relative terms, e-cigarettes are a fairly new product – the patent for the design was only filed in 2003, with the first e-cigarette appearing on the market in China later that same year. In addition, it is only over the past few years that e-cigarettes have become popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland and throughout Europe. As a result, there are many rumours and myths circulating online about e-cigarettes, covering everything from how similar they are to traditional tobacco based cigarettes, to what impact they could have on your health – this may be seen by some as ‘scaremongering’, but there are a lot more articles circulating the internet showing e-cigarettes in a bad light than there are detailing the benefits, most notably the impact it has had for users trying to kick the habit of normal cigarettes. Users should be in the know when it comes to e-cigarettes, …

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E-Cigs on the Go – Tips for Vaping & Driving

Most smokers know that the sanctuary of their car is one of the few places they can smoke without glares and snarls… so it seems only natural that once a smoker switches to e-cigs one of the places they will do a lot of vaping is in the car. Let’s face it– it’s a habit. But the truth is, without the smell and toxicity of cigarettes, the car is a great place to vape… if you are ready and prepared.

Here are a few great tips to help you enjoy vaping on the go to its fullest extent.

Be Prepared

Vaping and driving isn’t a danger, but filling your tank or dripping e-liquid while operating a vehicle is not a very safe task. In the same token, fumbling around for your  charger isn’t that safe either. so If you are commuting make sure you have a fully charged and fully …

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Summertime Guide to Happy Vaping

Summertime is one of the best times to get outside and relax. Enjoying you summer as a vaper, rather than a smoker, is something that all e-cig users should be able to experience. That being said, there are a few measures and precautions you can take to make summertime vaping the best and most enjoyable experience possible.

E-Cig Summer Care

Keep it Cool – We all love summertime because of the warm weather, but warm conditions aren’t the best for your e-cigarettes or e-liquid. Be careful where you leave your device. Avoid leaving it in the sun, and especially in your warm car where temperatures can reach well over 150 degrees on a hot summer day.

Keep The E-Juice Cool too – A cool, dry place is always the best to store all your e-cig gear, but especially your e-liquid. Resist the urge, however, to store your e-liquid in the …

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Teen E-Cigarette Use is Up, but Smoking is Down – Should Vaping be getting the Credit or the Blame?

E-cigarette use across the board, no matter your age or your geographical location, has been rising steadily for the last few years. The devices, whether used as replacements for cigarettes or as aids to quit smoking altogether, are rightfully gaining such popularity, considering they present a still satisfying, yet much healthier alternative to cigarettes. A new study, however, is focusing on the teen use and how their popularity is beginning to rise rather quickly causing concern for our youth population.

According to the report from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of teens using e-cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014. Out of the two million teens surveyed, 13.4 percent of high school students used e-cigarettes at some point in 2014, up from 4.5 percent in 2013 and 1.5 percent in 2011. Among the nearly half a million middle school students surveyed, e-cigarette use rose from 1.1 …

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