The Growth of Ecigs: Bigger is Better

This is a guest blog post by Kevin Cass.

When I started vaping, my goal was to find something so similar to cigarettes that my habit would transfer easily from analogs to e-cigs. I wanted a cigarette that wasn’t a cigarette. So my first e-cigs were the same size and shape as analogs and even lit up at the end when I inhaled.

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Cigar smokers, the future is here!

I had no idea what an electronic cigarette or e-cigar was until recently. I was as skeptical as the next guy. What intrigued me was how a company could replicate the experience of a cigar other than smoking the real thing. Our owner, Steve Milin, assured me it would be great, and it’s as close to the real thing with some positive exceptions. My clothes don’t stink, my car doesn’t stink, and best of all, I don’t have to pick a “battle” with my bride to smoke in the house when the weather sucks.

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Vaping, Baseball and BS

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I was lucky enough to get tickets to the Chicago Cubs game this week and as a die-hard fan, I was beyond excited. I went with a buddy from work and what could be better? We got to Wrigley Field, sat back and enjoyed the nice 70 degree weather as the sun went down. After ordering our first round of beers, we kicked back and watched as the game got started. Feeling so relaxed, I decided to pull out my vape. Now, I don’t know about you, but baseball, booze, and my vape is the best way to relax after work.

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From football and cigarettes to exercising and vaping

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So, I’ve been working for Vapor4Life for a little over two years now, and I’ve come a very long way from when I started. A few days ago, I was thinking about my journey and how much I owe my life to Vapor4Life. For those of you who don’t know my story, I’ll give you a little insight.

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Vaper Spotlight: Amila

Amila blows smoke rings

So the other day I was working in the marketing office when Kevin from the Smokeless Lounge came in. He asked if I was busy. Now that’s a silly question. “What can I do for ya Kevin?” I asked. He said there was a young lady in the Lounge that wanted to be interviewed for our blog. Fantastic!

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Breaking the Chains – How I made the switch from smoking to vaping

VaporVamp with her magenta Dial-A-Volt Automatic Battery

This is a guest blog post by VaporVamp.

I’ve been a secret prisoner of cigarettes for almost 15 years. I smoked the first thing in the morning. I would smoke any chance I could during the workday, even smoking at my desk since I work from home. Sometimes, I would wake up in the middle of the night and smoke. I always had to make sure I had enough cigarettes and lighters. Despite my dedication to smoking and my resistance to quit, I was constantly worried about the smell offending others (and I knew the health risks). I left my doors and windows open at home as often as possible. I bought about 25 different perfumes, all purse sized, so I could carry them with me and use them right before I met people. I had a whole routine of putting on hand cream and a dab of perfume and popping a breath mint before meeting friends for lunch or coffee. I didn’t want to be the “stinky smoker.”

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How I traded smoking for vaping

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This is a guest blog post by Kevin Cass.

Growing up in the heart of Texas in the 80′s and 90′s, cigarettes were everywhere: restaurants, public spaces, outside shops and malls. At every turn the smell incensed the air. Vending machines, easily accessible to kids fed our addictions at $1.50 per pack. At 14 I started smoking because it’s “what all the cool kids were doing.” I had my first cigarette on the drive home from a school event and remember the laughter as I choked on the first inhalation. Not wanting to be laughed at again, I bought a pack and practiced smoking every day after school before my parents got home. After the first few packs, cool was no longer a factor. I did it because I thought I just liked the way they tasted (in the same way an addict might claim they just like the smell of cocaine). And then…

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What’s Buzzin’ Vaping Cousin?

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This is a guest blog post by Via.

Did you know that Wednesday, July 24th was National Cousin’s Day? No, I didn’t either! But, luckily, Vapor4Life had a National Cousin’s Day Sale, which reminded me to call my favorite cousin!

My Favorite Cousin

I began smoking in 1967, and my favorite Cousin, Olivia, was right there with me, every step of the way. At family gatherings, we were always sent out to “the back 40″ to indulge in our stinky hobby; and no amount of being banned, no amount of pleading was going to deter us! We were both skinny then because we were busy smoking and not waiting in line for Gramma’s freshly churned ice cream and Auntie’s peach pie, still warm from the oven! Yum, yum!

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