Vape shops may be exempted from US flavour ban

President Trump may exempt vape shops from the anticipated federal flavour ban, according to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway Conway made the comments during a White House address on Wednesday. She said that e-liquids fell into two distinct categories: tobacco and menthol that appeal to adults and fruit and other flavours that appeal to children. The FDA is expected to…

US city to stop hiring vapers

A US city is to stop hiring vapers and smokers. The city hopes the move will encourage a healthy workplace and reduce medical costs. Applicants to Dayton, Ohio public sector jobs will be tested for nicotine and tobacco during pre-employment screenings. This will apply where the city has received ‘reliable’ information that the applicant uses tobacco or nicotine. Current employees…

Vaping 101: Flavour chasing in 2019

Optimal flavour has become the hot button topic among beginners and enthusiasts alike. With so many options and different styles of vaping, what’s the best way to enhance your flavour-chasing experience? Stock coil tank flavour chasing: If you’re a stock coil vaper looking for better flavour, your options are somewhat limited by which coils are compatible with your chosen atomiser.…

Washington vapers and shops fear 60 percent tax

Washington lawmakers are considering a bill that would could see a 60 percent tax levied on all vaping products. Introduced in January, Bill HB 1873 has now reached the House Committee on Appropriations, a highly-powerful committee responsible for allocating federal funding. State Rep. Gerry Pollet who proposed the ‘sin tax’ said it will eventually generate $30 million a year which…