Tag Archive 'E-cigarette'

Feb 18 2015

Boom In E-Cigarettes Sparks Calls For Regulation

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nside a basement shop in Washington, D.C., on a bustling street filled with restaurants and nightclubs, a hazy cloud with the sweet scent of cotton candy and vanilla custard lingers in the air. Two men are sitting at a tasting bar smoking the latest flavors of “e-juice,” while the shop manager “vapes” on his electronic cigarette, or “box mod” device, behind the counter.

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Sep 12 2011

Hundreds of E-Cigarette Consumers to Convene in Las Vegas

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smoking_insideFriday and Saturday, September 16th and 17th, hundreds of vapers (e-cigarette users) and dozens of e-cigarette vendors from all over the world will meet at “Vegas Vapefest” at the Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas. National Vapers Club, a consumer-based, volunteer organization formed to educate the public about e-cigarettes hosts the event. “Response to the event has been amazing.” said Spike Babaian, of National Vapers Club. “Vapers and health experts believe e-cigarettes are saving lives. These proponents are up against anti-smokers who criticize e-cigarettes and suggest, without any evidence, that they may be toxic and are being used to addict children to nicotine. Exponential growth of this population shows the product is widely accepted by smokers as a substitute.”

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Mar 10 2011

Arizona AG files complaint against e-cigarette company for consumer fraud

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E-cigThe Arizona Attorney General’s office filed a complaint Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court against an electronic cigarette company.Attorney General Tom Horne filed against Smoke Freely L.L.C. for injunctive relief, restitution and civil penalties, Amy Rezzonico, press secretary for Attorney General said. According to a news release, Smoke Freely sells Prado Electronic Cigarettes called “Prado E-Cig”. An electronic cigarette or “E-Cig” is a battery-powered device that can provide inhaled doses of nicotine by delivering a vaporized solution.

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Feb 09 2011

E-cigarette dealers support banning product to minors

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e cigMinors are now forbidden to buy electronic cigarettes in Spokane. Monday night, the Spokane City Council voted unanimously on the ban for people under the age of 18.There were several e-cigarette dealers and users at that meeting and none of them opposed the sale of the product to minors. Travis Jent owns the Vapor Lounge in Downtown Spokane. He says he supports the ordinance because its good business practice to keep nicotine out of the hands of minors. His business sells the relatively new product that has gained popularity over the last couple of years.

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