On February 1, 2016, Vapor4Life had to close its Chicago location because Rahm Emanuel thought it was a brilliant idea to slap a ridiculous tax on Chicago vaping products. Thanks, Rahm, you really know how to help out your voters, and the brick and mortar vape shops that proudly serve(d) Chicago and boosted the
This past October, Mayor Rahm Emanuel passed a ridiculous law to tax nicotine in e cigs, as well as e juice, tacking on an additional 55 cents per milliliter. This means he’s also taxing the FDA-approved ingredients, such as propylene glycol and vegetable glycerine, which make up most of the ingredients in a single
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Organization, which has been a constant opponent of vaping, recently urged the White House to place pressure on the FDA to finalize their Tobacco Deeming Regulations. These deeming regulations are expected to have a disastrous effect on the vaping industry and have the potential of banning over 99% of the
Next Monday (2/24), Los Angeles City Council’s Arts, Parks, Health, Aging & River Committee expects to consider an ordinance that would ban use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited. This will take place at its next regular meeting, in room 1060, City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. We need your help
Today, the Chicago City Council as a whole voted on the proposed ecigarette ban. It passed 45 to 4. The four Alderman that voted against the ban were Roderick Sawyer, Ray Colon, Nicholas Sposato, and Brendan Reilly. Chicago is set to be the first major US city to ban vaping in restaurants, bars, and other
Today, the Chicago City Council Joint Committee on Finance and Committee on Health and Environmental Protection passed an ordinance regulating e-cigs. The ordinance amending Chapters 4-64 and 7-32 of the Municipal Code of Chicago regulates ecigs like tobacco cigarettes on sale, distribution and use.
The Chicago City Council is meeting for a second time likely to discuss a proposed ordinance banning e-cigs wherever smoking is prohibited. The meeting is this coming Monday, January 13, at 11:30am. We are encouraging all Chicago vapers to call and email their Alderman, to let them know why they should not pass the ordinance.
E-cigs are under attack in Chicago and Illinois! The Chicago City Council is trying to ban e-cigarettes everywhere tobacco cigarettes are banned. Please help protect your right to vape by contacting your local Alderman, and explaining how e-cigarettes have positively affected your life.
And another one bites the dust. Last week, the New York City Council voted 43-8 to restrict the use of ecigs. Despite protest from vapers, activist groups, and e-cigarette manufactures and stores, New York banned ecigs. People will no longer be able to use them anywhere they like. Once the ban starts, ecigs will be
My mom hides a bag of chocolate bars in the closet. My dad can’t keep his hands off the cherry pie. My aunt always has bubble gum in her purse, and my grandma would have had strawberry milkshakes every day if we let her. With the popularity of ecigs increasing, so are the “haters”. A