CASAA is the Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association

CASSA and What it Means to You

CASAA is the Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives AssociationCASSA stands for Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and they are one of the main groups right now fighting for your right to use electronic cigarettes.

Their mission statement is as follows: “Our mission is to ensure the availability of effective, affordable and reduced harm alternatives to smoking by increasing public awareness and education; to encourage the testing and development of products to achieve acceptable safety standards and reasonable regulation; and to promote the benefits of reduced harm alternatives.”

Lawmakers and other politicians want to categorize electronic cigarettes as tobacco products to not only tax them at a higher rate than they already are but to eliminate most flavors on the market to just tobacco and menthol flavored. CASSA sees electronic cigarettes as a clean alternative to tobacco cigarettes and a step towards a healthier life style whereas the FDA and Big Pharma states are more of a parallel …

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E-Pipes. More Than Just a Novelty

E-Pipes, as you might have guessed, are electronic cigarettes shaped in a form of a pipe. I’m going to be honest and say I’m a bit biased. I freaking love e-pipes! I just love the way they look, the way the feel, and the fact you can put a super long drip tip on it! Performance wise it’s not the absolute best but they get the job done a lot better than other e-cigs that I’ve run into.

E-Pipes like any other vaporizer, houses an external battery (normally a smaller one like an IMR/ICR 18350), a tank based atomizer of some kind, and of course, your drip tip. The atomizer screws into your base (where the battery is) which is the large end of the e-pipe and the drip tip goes onto the atomizer. For the most part e-pipes are going to be unregulated, that is there is no screen …

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Let’s Talk About Disposable E-Cigarettes

It’s been several years since I had a disposable e-cig. So I really had to immerse myself back into using a disposable before I could write this properly. For the last week, I’ve been using nothing but disposable e-cigs bought from local stores. My main intention is for two target audiences; the folks who want to make the switch from cigarettes and want something that feels and looks the same, and the folks who have already made the switch but are in a bind because they’re lost their current e-cig or their current e-cig is out of battery.

When I went to the local gas station and picked up 2 separate disposables, they were right next to the regular cigarettes behind the cashier and out of reach of the children. I looked at the back of both packages and they have all the warnings of nicotine but unlike …

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Being Smart With Your E-Juice

We all know e-juice is a ratio of PG, VG, flavoring, and various levels of nicotine. On every bottle there is (or at least there should be) a warning label stating you should keep it away from children and pets and for good reason. e-juice smells amazing with an assortment of different flavors.

Children and pets are very curious often putting everything in their mouths such as sand, legos, coins, and their own poop (the pets not the kids.. at least I hope so). Most poisonings that we hear on the news are from pure negligence and two suicides (but let’s not dawn on that). We as responsible adults need to exercise responsibility and keep our sweet e-juice on the top shelf, under lock and key away from our furry and underage roommates. But we should be exercising caution on ourselves as well.

Take it from someone that overdosed …

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The Best Vaping Etiquette

Congratulations! So you’ve made the switch from analogs (traditional cigarettes) and entered into the vast world of vaping. No longer do you have to roll down the window in the middle of winter to let that smog out or step outside after a huge satisfying meal. You’re no longer out of breath after extraneous activity and don’t reek of stink after a few drags during your lunch break. Fantastic! I’m excited, you’re excited, but we’re not all excited… Not everyone feels the same way as you do outside of your own home. As a community we must follow the basic rule: Don’t vape where you can’t smoke!

Why not? It doesn’t smell. There’s no danger of secondhand smoke. Vapor dissipates and doesn’t leave a lingering smell. So why can’t we take a few puffs during Happy Hour at Applebee’s?! Simple answer is we want to be courteous of others …

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