Vaping flavors hits (& misses)

Discontinued Holiday Sampler Pack

Vapor4Life carries over 150 flavors of e-liquid and cartomizers. In the past four years of business, we’ve seen a lot of flavors come and go. Some we can’t keep on the shelves, while others were not so popular. A few favorites include WOW Peppermint, Smilin Special Menthol, Coffee, Grape, Cinnablaze, Peacemaker Peppermint, Kamel, and Wowboy.

Continue reading

Amethyst purple ecigs for February birthdays

February is quickly approaching and most likely you have some people in your life that have birthdays next month. Amethyst is February’s birthstone.

This gem is a violet variety of quartz. Amethyst used to be as valuable as diamonds, but an extensive deposit was discovered in Brazil. Purple is traditionally the color of royalty and since the dawn of history amethyst has been used to adorn the rich and powerful monarchs and rulers.

Continue reading

What the upcoming FDA hearing means for vapers

[Img courtesy of http://bit.ly/10KNPcK]

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

For the past few months there’s been a lot of talk on ECF, Facebook, and the V4L Forum on the future plans of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about ecigs. There is only speculation at this point, but there are only a few real possible outcomes:

Continue reading

How smoking makes your computer sick

[Photo credit: http://bit.ly/Xy0Kr0]

Interested in making your desktop computer sick real quick? No? Well then why are you smoking near your computer? One way to get your computer to stop working at full performance is to smoke cigarettes by your computer. Computers have air vents to allow air to flow through and cool down the engine. The part of the computer that acts as a cooling device is called a heat sink. Tobacco smoke is sticky so when it gets inside the computer, dust clings to it easier and that clogs the fans. Over time this clogging will eventually make the fans stop working.

Continue reading

Vaping and electronic cigarette advocates

Be sure to always have a few cards with you!

A call to arms! Well, not really, but now that I have your attention, I would like to talk about being an advocate for electronic cigarettes and our culture. As vapers, we feel a special bond with others who carry an ecig. We come together to share stories and laughs, knowing the vaper across from you has been through many of the same struggles.

Continue reading

The joys of being a vaping mentor

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

[Img courtesy of http://bit.ly/XGQVK2]

For ecig vendors the new year is always one of their busiest times. Quite a few people make the new year’s resolution to switch from analogs. This means there’s a high influx of new vapers at the start of each year. What it also means is there are more new people joining the forums or any social media outlet to find out all they can and make the right decision with their first foray into vaping.

Continue reading

Vape meets this Saturday

Sample Juice Table at South Florida Vapers December 2012 Vape Meet http://bit.ly/VbwQ1J

Attention LA; Milwaukee; York, Pennsylvania; Birmingham, Alabama; and Largo, Florida vapers – are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? How about attending a vape meet and meeting some new people? If you haven’t yet been to a vape meet, here’s what to expect. Vape meets are usually free, held at restaurants or bars, often have raffle prizes, and sometimes juices to sample. There are a few going on tomorrow, Saturday, January 19, 2013. If you live in the area, how about checking it out? What have you got to lose?

Continue reading

Vaping advice for newbies

[Img via http://bit.ly/10uzkKT]

We are well into 2013 and many of us have made or are thinking about making the switch to vaping. What was it like for you when you first made the switch and what advice would you give? We asked this question to our Facebook community and received a ton of replies! Many vapers offered their advice to guide new vapers on their journey. Here are some of the replies:

Continue reading

E-Cig Summit 2013

At the end of this month, Las Vegas will become the host for this year’s E-Cig Summit 2013. This free event put on by the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) is focused on multiple industry topics and issues. This is the first of the organization’s ongoing e-cig industry conferences. It will be open to ecigarette manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and anyone interested in the industry.

Continue reading

FDA wants your comments on ecigs!

UPDATE: The FDA is no longer accepting comments for this hearing, however you can still sign this White House petition until February 13, 2013.

If you haven’t yet heard, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its intention to regulate e-cigarettes under the Tobacco Control Act. The FDA held a public hearing on Section 918 of the Tobacco Act on December 17, 2012. Many tobacco harm reduction (THR) advocates testified. The FDA has extended the comment period for the notice of public hearing. The FDA will use the testimony that was given at the hearing and written comments for a report to Congress required by the Tobacco Act.

Continue reading