Sorry Dude! You Can’t Vape Inside My Vape Shop

June 17, 2015

I blinked twice and had a hard time believing what I was reading. Then I verified the news with additional sources. Smoke free laws which are oftened referred to as clean indoor air acts or similar words are prevalent throught the USA and other parts of planet Earth. If crafted fairly and deployed in a reasonable manner, I… Read More »

Trademark Infringement by Vaping Vendors. Are you guilty?

June 16, 2015

Vaping is a disruptive technology which is currently enjoying it’s golden years. Sometimes referred to as the wild wild west. Although this will (not if) certainly change, today any Tom, Dick, or Jane can launch a web site selling ejuice or hardware with almost no barriers to entry. In many respects this is a good thing since very talented… Read More »

A Vaping Vendor Who Gets It

June 15, 2015

Regular readers of this Blog understand that I’m not generally impressed with a significant number of Vaping vendor’s web sites. I’m referring to issues related to Age Verification, Trademark infringement, a visible and prominent support for activism, not a word about who they are, no Privacy policys, and the list goes on and on. My views are obviously… Read More »

Age Verification For Vaping Web Sites

June 14, 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, “protecting the children” is the loudest and most dominant reason used to enact local legislation restricting and in some cases eliminating vaping from planet Earth and Mars. The supporters of the FDA’s deeming regulations shout this mantra every chance they get. It’s a very powerful tool… Read More »

The Vaping Culture: Our Image Needs Refinement?

June 11, 2015

I’m old enough to remember the 60’s. Vividly. Although I never inhaled, 🙂 I embraced the “Flower Child” and “Hippie” image. Long hair, crazy crazy clothes, and all the other accruement’s of the counter culture movement of the 60’s. This faze of my life eventually passed and some of my thoughts have changed. In other cases, sometimes my… Read More »

Will The Next Commissioner Of The FDA Be Vape Friendly?

May 12, 2015

In January of 2015 FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg appointed Dr. Robert Califf, Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco at the FDA. Hamburg resigned from the FDA in March of 2015. This appointment by Hamburg underscores the corrupt nature of the FDA and was shocking and a brazen move since Califf is the most conflicted high level executive at the FDA… Read More »

Vaping Reviewer RiP Trippers DOES support activism. I was wrong

May 10, 2015

On May 1, 2015 I published a post titled Vaping Reviewer RiP Trippers FINALLY supports activism. I just received a PM from “Erik” who was kind enough to correct some errors in my post. I apologize for my mistake. RiP has in fact vigoursly supported activism in two videos which were pointed out to me. This video was published… Read More »

Vaping Reviewer RiP Trippers FINALLY supports activism

May 1, 2015

RiP Trippers used to be on my Hall of Shame because (Edited on 5/10/15) I was wrong about the following statement. Please see my correction post titled Vaping Reviewer RiP Trippers DOES support activism. I was wrong. none of his YouTube videos or web sites advocated activism. That changed today. Unless you have been living under a rock, he is… Read More »

Vaping Enemy Mitch Zeller of the FDA Speak

April 30, 2015

A couple of days ago Mitch Zeller of the FDA and the Director, Center for Tobacco Products spoke at the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) conference. I admit that I am very skeptical of anything he says and in reality from a regulatory standpoint,  all that matters is the text of the final rule. However, their may… Read More »