Our monthly news roundup is for the benefit of vapers like you. Our goal is to collect interesting vaping news on everything you would be interested in, such as legal, industry and entertainment news. Not only will we have serious topics but also some entertainment.
The Effects of Flavoring Our E-liquid
Researchers from Philadelphia have investigated the effects of added flavors in e-cig liquids. They started the research in light of finding out why ’kids’ find vaping so appealing; they suggest that added flavors may play a big factor. The researchers took the most common e-liquid flavor additives and mixed them into different flavors. The concocted flavors were then tested by individuals who rated them from -11 for unpleasant to +11 for pleasant. The result suggested that the research was inconclusive and that taste motivated none of the people who participated.
(source: Planet of the Vapes)
Preparing for The Holidays – ‘12 Vapes of Christmas’
Flavor Boss is offering up new festive e-cig flavors. The flavors are a limited-edition event, in which customers are to vote and choose their favorite flavor for Christmas of 2017. The Brand Manager of Flavor Boss Graham McKenzie explained that e-cigs are experiencing a boom and that flavors are becoming more and more creative. He also implied that there was no better way to decide on a new flavor then letting your customers choose. The holiday campaign will run through Flavor Bosses website, email and social media.
(source: Planet of the Vapes)
School is Back Vaping is NOT
Students will be heading back to school soon, and many faculty members across the country would like to remind students and parents that vaporizers are prohibited from school grounds. At Tyngsboro High School they treat vaping the same as tobacco. Vaping among teens is rising, and the information on the effects of vaping are sparse, so schools treat it the same as tobacco. They also state their goal is to help educate and prevent use through health classes.
Vape Batteries are Still Exploding
A man is suing the shop he purchased a spare battery from because it had exploded and left him with many burns to his lower body. This is not the first case of vape batteries exploding, back in February of 2016 a man at a local gas station was burnt when his e-cig battery exploded covering his legs and pants with fiery battery acid. In 2014 The U.S. Fire Administration found that only 25 instances of batteries had exploded between 2009 and 2014, 80% of which occurred while charging. The results on why exactly vape batteries explode are not clear, but you can take proper measures to decrease the likelihood of it happening to you.
Vaping teen trolled by Kansas Police
Blake Albert is a teen from Lawrence, KS who decided to record his friend Alex vaping herb right next to what he thinks is a “police vehicle.” They then tweeted to the Lawrence city police department their video. The LSPD later responded by calling them out and trolling them. The two boys had failed to realize that the vehicle they were next to was not a police car but a water service vehicle. The response from people on twitter was broad with many of the tweets poking fun at the teens.
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Week of July 24 – July 30
Our weekly news roundup is for the benefit of vapers like you. Our goal is to collect interesting vaping news on everything you would be interested in, such as legal, industry and entertainment news. Not only will we have serious topics but also some entertainment.
Exploding e-cigarette sets fire to a man
An explosion involving an e-cigarette required a call to Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service near Bridgnorth. The incident happened right after 12:30 pm on July 22, 2017. The victim involved was not believed to be seriously hurt. The cause for the device to explode is unknown, but the incident did occur just a month after KangerTech issued a recall for not having a cutoff function, which could cause an explosion.
E-cigarette banned from school says governor
The banning of e-cigarettes from a New York school’s grounds took place recently. On Tuesday legislation was signed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo which effective immediately bans the use of all e-cigs from private and public schools statewide. The ban was issued in an attempt to stop youth accessing such a device that could potentially harm them.
A unique take on a vape trade show
An interesting vape shop event took place in La Jolla, California through July 23-25. The event hosts many manufacturers and buyers. The format for the show is like speed dating, where manufacturers set up in a luxury hotel room and have 20 minute one on one meetings with buyers. The trade show is exclusive to invite only and is happening to form better relations with manufacturers and buyers.
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