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
The city of Chicago is holding a week-long anti-smoking campaign named, “Nobody Quits Like Chicago”. The campaign that is encouraging Chicagoans to quit smoking is running from August 17th through August 21st. Events throughout the week are sponsored by the American Lung Association, and the Respiratory Health Association with the help of the City of
According to new research from Reuters and Ipsos released this June, 10% of Americans are now vaping. But does the news seem a little bit too good to be true? At first glance, the number seems high. After all, the number of smokers in the country is around 17.8%. Previously, the U.S. government had also
According to the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, approximately 4 million Americans now use battery powered cigarettes — also known as electronic cigarettes or “e cigs.” While some may start using e cigs (also called vaping) because of the many flavors and varieties available, many use these devices as an alternative to smoking. Because
Did you know that cigarette butts are the single most littered item in the U.S.? Not only that, but it takes 12 years for a cigarette butt to break down. Twelve years! Switching to electronic cigarettes makes sense for so many reasons. You feel better, smell better, save time, and save money. Plus, just by
CVS has made the bold move to quit selling smokes. By October, their 7,600 stores will have phased out cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco. CVS says that tobacco just doesn’t belong in a pharmacy. They will lose $2 billion per year, but they think they’re making the right move.
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
“No smoking within 15 feet of this entrance.” Both smokers and non-smokers have rights. Smokers have the right to smoke, so long as it’s 15 feet away from an entrance. Non-smokers have the right to not be bothered by cigarette smoke. Now we have a “third-party” in the mix – that’s us, vapers. Even though
Tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 26) Chicago’s City Council is going to introduce an ordinance that would expand the city’s regulation of tobacco products to include ecigs. It would prohibit their use in smoke-free areas. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Will Burns and Alderman Edward Burke are backing the legislation. If the ordinance passes, Chicago would become the
Yesterday, we held our third annual Trade-A-Pack event in honor of the Great American Smokeout. We had nearly 100 people come to check out our Smokeless Lounge and trade their pack of smokes for a free ecig kit.