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  1. JUUL aims to reduce its workforce

    JUUL cut down 40% of their workforce in an order from Chief Executive Officer K.C. Costhwaite with efforts to decrease their staff to 1,000. This drastic change comes on the heels of JUUL being targeted in a lawsuit for their advertisements bluntly targeting teens thus leading to more teenagers forming an early addiction to nicotine as well as some suffering lung related illness due to vaping.
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  2. House to vote on Nationwide Flavor Ban. Why is House bill HR 2339 so Important

    House bill HR 2339 – The Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic ACT was sponsored by Rep. Frank Pallone of the New Jersey and Donna Shalala of Florida. The bill was introduced a year ago, and now the house representatives will decide whether to ban flavored vaping sales in all 50 states. 
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  3. Study confirms not a single instance of vaping-related illnesses were linked to legal vaping products

    In this day and age, chaos, paranoia, and madness surrounds our collective ears. New studies shed a light on the actual facts, though --
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Is Smoking a Sin?

    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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Drawing a Line in the Sand: New York's Flavor Ban

    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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. A Potential Stay of Execution for the Vaping Industry

    After yet another attack by the Food and Drug Administration, the Vapor Technology Association has taken the responsibility to save small businesses from the 2020 deadline.
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  31. The First Casualty of Vaping?

    In this article we look at the first reported death linked to vaping and the circumstances the media is failing to mention.
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  32. The Real Cost

    It's not always sunshine and rainbows when it comes to the FDA's relationship with the vaping community. To every action and reaction, there's a real cost and a real price. Guess who are the ones paying it?
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  33. Thanks for the memories

    David vs. Goliath came to mind when we saw JUUL fighting the good fight against opposing titans of industry. But lately, things have changed as new developments come into the light.
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  34. MORE Cringe-Worthy Anti-Vaping Ads

    This is part II of the anti-vaping cringe series. In our second installment we laugh at a new series of adverts from out of touch opposing forces.
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  35. Synthetic Cannabinoids: The Next Frontier or Just a False Start?

    How the Cannabidiol (CBD) market has been rising fast as the vaping economy collapses thanks to opposing forces providing an non-stop onslaught against anything vape related.
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  36. Watching the Watchmen: Who Will Replace Gottlieb at the FDA

    The FDA watches and judges the vaping community without compunction, but the question is: who watches them? With Gottlieb's departure, who will be the next executioner for hire?
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  37. A Summary of Actual Studies On Vaping

    Staying up-to-date in all news vape-related is a tough task. We're attacked by so much anti-vaping misinformation, we begin to doubt what we already know. Here are some actual studies.
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  38. Study claims vaping harms blood vessels

    Another study claims to understand harmful side effects of vaping while ignoring other causal factors. Vaping as a non-effective method of cigarette cessation comes into question by popular scientific journal "Radiology."
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  39. Heuristics & Biases [Part 2]: How The Media Takes Advantage of Your Mind’s Self-Sabotage

    The media utilizes our own biases to manipulate our perception of facts. In this article, we will review the tools and tricks the media uses to control the argument against vaping.
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  40. Want Severe Lung Damage? Buy Counterfeit

    The rise of counterfeit vaping products plagues consumers and the vaping industry is paying dearly for it as health officials scramble to investigate 94 sudden lung disease cases.
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  41. Four Minnesota teenagers experience ‘severe lung injury’ linked to vaping

    Purchasing illicit THC products lead four Minnesota teens into the intensive care unit. Plus, a dozen other cases confirmed stemming from clandestine operations.
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  42. FLORIDA MAN arrested for selling counterfeit JUUL products on popular app "OfferUp"

    Florida man arrested after getting caught selling counterfeit vaping products to an undercover detective using popular online store "OfferUp."
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  43. Cloud Chasing on a Budget

    The ultimate guide to affordable cloud chasing. We discuss cheap pod systems, starter kits, and other devices that won't break the bank and will keep you chucking clouds like there's no tomorrow.
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  44. Happy National Vaping Day

    Celebrating today is the middle finger thrown the FDA’s way for beginning their onslaught of attacks that have leveled the industry in the past two years. Attacks that have been mostly unfounded and misinformed.
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  45. As Anti-Vape Legislation Ramps Up, FDA Unleashes Latest Weapon: “Magic” Ads

    The FDA uses magic tricks to push their message. The magician's punchline: "It's not magic, it's statistics."
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  46. “Smart” Vaping – A Glimpse Into the Dystopian Future of Vaping

    In an effort to appease its naysayers, JUUL created the Juul C-1: the first "smart" vape that monitors your vaping usage. How is this supposed to combat the fictional teen vaping epidemic?
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  47. Livermore Vape Ban

    Another city follows suit after San Francisco's ban on all vaping related products. Livermore City follows in their footsteps with an anti-vaping bill.
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  48. The Coalition for Reasonable Vaping Regulation – The Latest in the Vape War

    Juul Labs sponsors the Coalition for Reasonable Vaping Regulation in an effort to fight back against San Francisco's ban on all vaping related products.
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  49. City of Dayton no longer hiring employees who vape or smoke

    Yet another city attempts to lay siege over its citizens' freedom and step-in with behavioral demands. Any city employee who's caught smoking or vaping, will be terminated.
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  50. The Showdown – Juul vs. The World

    Juul seems to fight on its lonesome, and they're now facing a two-day hearing analyzing their marketing practices and other claims. Let's see how it turns out.
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  51. Heuristics & Biases: How The Media Manipulates The Argument

    Our wonderful brains have faults of their own. We take mental shortcuts to spare ourselves from constantly carrying a cognitive load. Here's how the media takes advantage of this to push their argument.
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  52. Vaping Can Help You Quit Sm Says Harvard Medical School

    Smoking is responsible for 7 million deaths per year worldwide. In a recent study, Harvard Medical School claims vaping is 99% less harmful than smoking. Here's why you should transition:
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  53. $24.8 Million Grant: First Study to Examine Long-Term Effects of Vaping

    For the first time ever, Northwestern University at Chicago is awarded a $24.8 million grant to study the long-term effects of vaping.
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  54. Ohio Representative Joyce Beatty Calls Attention to “My Life, My Quit” in Bizarre Tweet

    Ohio Representative sends cringe-worthy tweet. You won't be able to wrap your head around this.
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  55. Big Tobacco Funds Anti-Vape Bill in Sacramento

    Purchased politicians, snarky bipartisanship, and more, in today's episode of "Another Regular Day in the Life of a Vaping Enthusiast."
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  56. A $1 Tax Increase on Traditional Cigarettes Boosts Vaping by 9.7%

    People who used vaping to steer clear of cigarettes go back to them if the chance of vaping is excluded out of the equation. As cigarettes get taxed higher, more smokers are making the transition.
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  57. Dr. Scott’s Latest Ethics-Defying Stunt

    Former FDA head honcho has left the building. At least the FDA's building because he's now making himself at home at pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's board of directors.
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  58. Vermont Exploits a 92% Tax on E-Cigarettes

    In efforts to curb youth vaping, State Representative George Till approves a 92% tax on all e-cigarette products.
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  59. Nebraska Nicotine Testing

    A small county in Nebraska seeks to implement nicotine testing in its school district. In a town with less than 4,000 people, officials are questioning this decision.
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  60. Gottlieb: Friend or Foe?

    FDA's head honcho Scott Gottlieb has published an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal addressing the current hysteria surrounding the discussion against vaping.
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  61. San Francisco, Home of Juul, Turns Its Back on Vaping

    San Francisco succeeds in banning all e-cigarette related products. The first city in the United States to achieve the unanimous decision for a full city-wide ban.
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  62. Vape Shops Open in 2 NHS Hospitals

    The U.K. has been taking wild strides towards an open-minded collaboration with vaping companies in attempts to curb smoking. Two vape shops have recently opened in NHS hospitals.
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  63. The Victims of San Francisco’s Vape Ban

    An anti-vaping bill will take effect in January 2020. In this article, we explore the cause and consequence of such an attack against an entire industry.
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  64. Vaping in the Military

    Guns, camouflage, and a square red pack of unfiltered cigarettes. Here's why there's a mounting number of deployed soldiers switching to vaping.
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  65. McConnell vs. Vaping

    Mitch McConnell announced his intent to raise the national minimum age for tobacco purchases (including, of course vape products) to 21.
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  66. So Vaping Causes Heart Attacks Now?

    Recent study adds another "side effect" of vaping: heart attacks. New information claims to find a link between e-cigarette usage and heart attacks.
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  67. 127 Seizures

    The FDA begins an investigation after dozens of seizures (allegedly stemmed from vaping) sprout all over the United States. Are they following a pattern of deduction or simply pointing the finger at the vaping industry?
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