Monthly Archives: September 2019

  1. Michigan Vape Ban Hits Wednesday

    Michigan’s vape ban is set to take effect this Wednesday, October 2nd, making it the first American state to fully ban flavored nicotine products within its borders. As a result, a lot of eyes will be watching as they roll out their sweeping legislation.
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  2. Uwell Blocks Squonker Kit Review

    This starter kit is certainly unlike anything you’ve ever used before, even if you’ve been squonking for a while. The only question left, then, is whether or not all this innovation is worthwhile. Let’s find out.
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  3. Vaptio C-Flat Pod System Review

    Today we review the C-Flat Pod System by Vaptio. It looks like a pod system but it's not quite your regular cigalike. Also, it doesn’t resemble a Caliburn or a JUUL in the aesthetics department. It looks more like a bullet.
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  4. Joyetech Espion Tour Kit Review

    We will deliver some notes on the Joyetech Espion Tour Kit, including a pros and cons list. There's a lot of hype behind this one. Let's find out why --
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  5. Innokin Jem AIO Pen Kit Review

    Innokin have established themselves over the years as an excellent manufacturer for beginner devices. With a vast experience in creating MTL AIO devices, the Jem AIO Pen Kit has quite the legacy to live up to.
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  6. FAQ: Is CBD a Drug?

    CBD is a useful substance with some extremely promising medical applications. While we wait for federal lawmakers to catch up with modern science, it’s essential that you use CBD with extreme caution.
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  7. E-Juice: Choosing Your Ideal Nicotine Strength

    A quick guide for beginner vapers that explains nicotine strength in a nutshell. If you’re making the switch from cigarettes and using vaping as a method of cessation, this will help.
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  8. Should You Vape Around Your Pets?

    Should we vape around our pets? Strangely, that's a question with some contention. The simple solution is to avoid the following things:
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  9. Vaping Memes #1 – Preparing for the Apocalypse

    Chuckle at some vaping memes to cope with the impending doom of living without flavored e-cigarettes. As you’ve probably heard, Governors are banning vaping in their states and it will soon be a national problem --
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  10. Sigelei Sobra Starter Kit Review

    Nobody has ever said they needed a vape with red, glowing snake eyes built into it? Well… they made this thing anyway, so we’re going to review it and you’re going to like it.
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  11. An Outlaw’s Guide to DIY Vaping

    In light of this increased scrutiny, there’s been a lot of hushed whispers and water cooler talk in the vape community. Regardless, we've created a guide to survive by creating your own --
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  12. All Vapers Go To Hell?

    Every religion under the sun has an opinion on vaping. In this article, we take a closer look into how vaping is perceived --
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  13. Aspire K Lite Review

    Alright, folks, here we are with another MTL device designed for easy, portable use and targeted at beginners. If you’ll remember, Aspire has a long history of producing high-quality MTL devices.
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  14. Purge Ally Pod Kit Review

    As one of the most anticipated vape devices of the year, the Purge Ally Pod Kit has finally arrived in stores. Does this little device live up to all the hype?
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  15. VooPoo Alpha Zip Pod Kit Review

    Today we'll review the little brother of the popular Zip Series by VooPoo. Does it fare well under scrutiny? Let's find out --
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  16. Wismec Motiv 2 AIO Pod System Review

    This fella is one of the simplest, most minimalist pod systems out there. Unlike its counterparts, this one boasts a battery that could actually keep you going for an entire day. Does it hold up to the hype? Let's find out...
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  17. Vaptio Capt’n Starter Kit Review

    After their spider and bat themed vapes, it’s now time for a Captain America vape. While not officially licensed by Marvel, one look at this kit and you’ll immediately understand the aesthetic they were going for.
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  18. Vandy Vape Pulse X BF 90W Starter Kit Review

    The Pulse series of squonk mods have included some really nice devices in the past. In the past, however, they’ve almost all been capped at 80W. Now, with 90 watts of power to play with, can Vandy Vape really open up the field and run with it? Let’s see!
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  19. Vaporesso Tarot Baby Starter Kit Review

    Today we review a portable kit with the versatility of a larger, more powerful device. It boasts a built-in 2500mAh battery, an NRG SE tank, and two included coils. Let's find out more --
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  20. Joyetech Exceed Edge Review

    If you’ve ever wanted an all-in-one system that kind of looks like a beard trimmer, Joyetech has got you covered. The Exceed Edge is a super slender, all-in-one design with a stripped-down approach to vaping.
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  21. iJoy Diamond PD270 Starter Kit Review

    The iJoy Diamond PD270 Starter Kit comes into the scene offering two X3 sub-ohm coils and an extremely husky 234W mod, how do you expect to go back to a lesser device?
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  22. Asvape Touch Pod System Review

    The Asvape Touch Pod System is an interesting new innovation in the world of pod systems. While most companies are busy trying to figure out how to create a walkie-talkie style device which somehow isn’t exactly like the 230 other systems, Asvape decided to go a different route.
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  23. Geek Vape Nova 200W TC Starter Kit Review

    Powered by the famous AS Chipset, and boasting a 0.01s firing speed, imagine what else this kit can do with 200W of impressive power? Don’t let me get ahead of myself
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  24. iJoy Diamond VPC Starter Kit Review

    This starter kit / pod system is a very small but powerful device. Boasting a built-in 1400mAh battery, and a box mod pushing up to 45W of maximum output, your taste buds will meet an avalanche of vapor – at least that’s the word around town.
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  25. Rincoe Manto 228W TC Starter Kit Review

    Today, we’re gonna look at a very powerful starter kit. The amount of wattage output on this bad boy can instantaneously deliver an avalanche of vapor with the press of a button. There's a lot more where that came from --
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  26. Rincoe Tix Review

    The beloved Tix by Rincoe brings several features you've come to expect (and more!). There are some caveats, though...
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  27. Ban, Gavin, Ban

    The tides may yet turn, and if they don’t, there’s a booming community of vapers forming in the wake of this crackdown. If the Big Nationwide Ban happens, find other survivors, get to high ground, and learn to carry on.
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  28. Post-Mortem: Vaping Industry 2077

    In a post-apocalyptic future, vaping is dead. The vagaries and frailties of humankind crushed the industry, one state at a time, until it was all gone.
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  29. Can Governors Ban Products They Don’t like Without Legislative Process?

    Politicians banning something because they disagree with is a dangerous proposition. Not having to go through the legislative process of approval before establishing a ban raises many red flags. And that's not all --
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  30. Drawing a Line in the Sand: New York Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes

    In a convoluted effort to prevent the so-called youth epidemic, the Cuomo administration establish a statewide ban on all flavored e-cigarettes. With this comes dangerous repercussions --
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  31. Innokin Plexar 100W Starter Kit Review

    The Plexar offers good coils, a pretty solid sub-ohm tank, and an incredible 100W mod. In addition to the affordable price point, this would make a great addition to your repertoire. There are some caveats though...
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  32. Geek Vape Blade 235W TC Starter Kit Review

    Aesthetically pleasing and described as "touching alien silk", the Blade boasts PPS Aircraft-Grade construction, 235W mod, and a host of other impressive features. However, it's not all sunshine and rainbows when it comes to Geek Vape --
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  33. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Strikes Back

    In the wake of Trump’s sudden anti-vaping conversion last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo decided to steal the spotlight for himself by issuing a ban on e-cigarettes in the State of New York.
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  34. The Sick Irony of the Anti-Vaping Crusade

    While the ban won’t stop teenagers from vaping, it will stop them from vaping substances which are safely manufactured and reputably distributed. Instead, many teenagers will turn to black market vape dealers.
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  35. Everything Ends and Everything Begins

    The bedeviling nemeses of the vaping industry have gotten close at slicing the industry's jugular without a concern of repercussion. With all the possible negative consequences, we seek to understand their trains of thought (if any) --
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  36. The New #Resistance

    People outside vaping don’t understand much about vaping. Likewise, many vaping enthusiasts don’t entirely understand what’s going on politically either. As the community resists, an attempt to breach the gap is considered futile. But, is it?
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  37. VooPoo X217 Box Mod Review

    Contention is a gentle word for what the reviews allude to with this little guy. We place this under the microscope for a closer look to analyze if the battle of the subjective is worth the while. Let's find out --
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  38. Artery Pal Stick Kit Review

    If you’ve had enough of those walkie-talkie style pod systems, this is going to surprise you. Plenty of similar features which made the Pal Pod Systems so popular have found their way into this device. Who is this device for? Let's find out.
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  39. The Neuropsychology of Addiction

    What is addiction? It's a condition with many different facets that we, as vapers, may have to navigate as we utilize e-cigarettes to cease traditional cigarette consumption. We explore symptoms, myths, rituals, recovery methods, and more.
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  40. Geek Vape Bident Pod System Review

    With a good history of magnificent products (such as the Aegis series or their newer MTL systems like the Flint), Geek Vape is back with another pod system. Does it live up to the hype? We place the Bident under the bare sun for merciless scrutiny...
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  41. iJoy Shogun Univ Starter Kit Review

    The Shogun boasts attractive resin panels and an ergonomic design. But how does it truly fare under scrutiny? We placed it under the microscope and revealed a few things we'd like to discuss.
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  42. JUUL Labs — A Company Under Siege

    Anti-vaping hysteria sweeps the American news cycle. Vaping giant Juul Labs continues to roll over, seeking only to avoid the worst of the fallout from recent attacks.
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  43. SMOK X-Priv Starter Kit Review

    SMOK truly gives an attractive setup. You’ve got a smooth, cell phone-like appearance with a massive touch screen right up front. If that doesn’t make an impression, then maybe you must take a peek at the other stuff we discovered...
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  44. CoilART Lux 200W Starter Kit Review

    CoilART has created a truly magnificent-looking product with some exciting color schemes available for purchase. In today's review, we take it for a spin and give you all our pros and cons. You'll be surprised...
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  45. OBS Cube 80W Starter Kit Review

    With 80 watts of power, a basic menu screen, and a conveniently built-in battery, there’s actually quite a lot in this box without being overwhelming. So let’s open this thing up, find out what’s going on inside, and kick it over to the reviews for a final judgement.
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  46. Don't Vape Your Vitamins

    While vaping has already been categorized as a Level 5 Pandemic, authorities have finally narrowed down the cause of all these “mysterious vaping illnesses”. Surprise, surprise: it’s not “vaping” that’s causing this – it’s Vitamin E in THC cartridges.
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  47. FAQ: What strength vape juice should I get?

    In our FAQ series, we delve deep into the most common questions. Today we analyze e-liquid strength and help you choose which nicotine level you'd fare best with.
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  48. 7 Best Fall Vape Flavors

    Summer is gone and this colder climate allows for warmer, delicious flavors. We list the 7 best fall vape flavors of 2019 (so far!)
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  49. Vandy Vape Kylin Mini RTA Review

    Vandy Vape returns with another amazing rebuildable tank. This time, we take a look at the miniature version of the best-selling Kylin RTA.
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  50. Where to Buy Vape Juice: Shop the Best Vape Deals Online

    If you're looking for the best place to buy vape juice online, here we offer a few options (including our very own storefront). Take a look and scour these reputable vaping shops to buy e-liquid from.
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  51. What is E-Liquid or E-Juice?

    In this quick guide, we answer the question "what is e-liquid?" We define it and outline each component and provide a brief description of its ingredients. We also discuss recent events concerning illicit "vape juice."
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  52. Rincoe Ceto SE AIO Pod Kit Review

    In this review, we dig into the sequel to the best-selling Rincoe Ceto Pod System. In this iteration, we meet a host of new features and nifty embellishments.
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  53. The Misery of Small Vape Shops

    Waging a needless war against the vaping industry is leaving many casualties in its path. Many of these are small vape shops. In this article, we take a look into the repercussions and the aftermath of recent developments and regressions.
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  54. The Great American Crackdown

    The United States of America continues with a series of regressive and outdated prohibition tactics. Despite all the misery laid upon its path, there is a solution - a light at the end of the tunnel, after all.
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  55. Vaping... Worse than Cheeseburgers?

    Vaping reportedly hardens your blood vessels. Or do they? Compared to eating fast food, vaping supposedly carries similar side effects - journalistic integrity be damned.
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  56. Geek Vape Alpha Sub-Ohm Tank Review

    Geek Vape throws their hat in the ring aiming for total sub-ohm tank supremacy. Does the Alpha hold up against the HorizonTech Falcon and the FreeMax Mesh Pro?
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  57. Big Tobacco, Big Cannabis

    According to the fat cats of industry, cannabis is on the rise and tobacco is dead. We delve deep into these claims and take a look at a potential future outcome for the cannabis industry.
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  58. Aspire Cleito Tank Review

    Another high-quality tank by one of the leading brands in the field: Aspire. They're responsible for flagship tanks such as the Nautilus, Triton, and Atlantis. The Cleito is an impressive addition to that list.
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  59. Spinning Death – The Latest in Media Misinformation Tactics

    Bears repeating, time and again, how the onslaught of targeted attacks against the vaping community will create deadly repercussions. And there's an even darker side...
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  60. The Devil's Advocate: Interrogating Gov. Whitmer's Claims That Vaping Companies Market to Children

    In this article, we interrogate claims made by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who has recently implemented a statewide ban on all flavored e-cigarettes and vaping products.
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  61. Vaporesso Revenger 220W Starter Kit Review

    Today, we review a very powerful starter kit. It's a blast from the past (2017) and somehow remains on the lips of 2019 vapers. Here's what makes this kit stay relevant.
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  62. Here We Go Again: Secondhand Vaping

    WebMD, a formerly reputable website where people self-diagnose with ebola and leprosy at the first sign of a cough, is now posting articles regarding second-hand vaping. Hypochondriacs rejoice!
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  63. Michigan Looks to Become First State to Ban Vaping

    The first domino has fallen. After the recent ill-informed news blitz regarding the vaping related illnesses, Michigan Governor establishes a statewide ban against vaping.
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  64. KangerTech UBoat Pod System Review

    A blast from 2018, this pod system keeps making the occasional wave in the comments so we decided to take it for a spin. Let's see how it fares under the microscope.
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  65. Michigan citizens plan protest after statewide vaping ban

    Michigan locals are scheduling a protest following a statewide ban of e-cigarettes. It's slated to take place on 09/04 at 6:30pm EST outside of the capitol building.
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  66. Vaporesso Nexus AIO Pod System Review

    We review another pod system. This time, we take an in-depth look at a Vaporesso product called "Nexus." We take it for a test.
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  67. Portrait of a Crusader: The Derangement of Josh Stein

    Attorney General Josh Stein extends his attack now adding eight other companies to a new lawsuit that began solely against vaping giant Juul.
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  68. Is Counterfeit THC Killing the Vaping Industry?

    The New York Times reports 153 cases of severe lung illnesses "linked" to vaping. The truth is different. THC oil purchased from illicit vendors could be the culprit.
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  69. SnowWolf Wocket AIO Review

    Today, we will review a brand new vape from the folks at SnowWolf. Similar to the Orion in shape and size, the Wocket AIO brings its own uniqueness and strengths to the table.
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  70. Discriminatory Hiring Policies Now Targeting Vapers and Smokers in Ohio

    The City of Dayton has decided that they will no longer hire people who vape or smoke. The city's cynical take against its own employees is an appalling tactic now affecting Ohio residents.
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  71. Ultimate Guide to Pod Systems

    In this guide, you will discover a staggering list of benefits of using a pod system and why it's the ideal anchor when switching from cigarettes.
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