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Is Vaping Safe?

How much safer is vaping than smoking? How much money will I save from switching to vaping from cigarettes on average? What are the main risks of vaping? How does smoking effect the environment? We will cover these questions and debunk a few myths along the way.

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How I used Vaping as an Alternative to Smoking

Here at Vaping Scout our number one goal is to save your health and wealth. Switch from smoking to vaping. It's not as dreadful as you think if you find the right vape or e-cig.

What is in my ejuice?
Is E-liquid Dangerous?

E-juice safety concerns have always been a worry for many vapers as well as people considering switching from smoking tobacco.  There is a lot of scaremongering, but is it justified?

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Countries Where Vaping is Banned (or Heavily Restricted)

Vaping laws and regulations from around the world vary greatly from outright bans to heavy restrictions.  Violating some of these laws can land you with heavy fines and possibly even jail time!

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Disintegrating JUUL - vape meme
What actions could the FDA take against vaping (and JUUL)?

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb has been changing his tone on vaping in the past year citing the need to "narrow the off ramp" of smoking for adults. But what does he mean?

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Cotton Bacon v2

Cotton Bacon V2 is a fantastic cotton for pretty much every build type. It is high quality, fast wicking and it provides a clean flavor profile.

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Augvape BTFC RDA (25mm BF)

Augvape and VapnFagn have released a collaboration RDA called the BTFC, a 25mm squonk capable rda with bottom and top airflow for a excellent mix of flavor and clouds.

Vapor4Life Disposable Vapes - Sample Pack
Vapor4Life Disposable Vape (E-Cig) - Sampler Pack Review

Vapor4Life has a range of disposable vapes that look and feel like a regular cigarette, great for smokers or those looking to make the switch.

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UK Study Shows Vaping 99% Less Carcinogenic than Smoking

A study from the University of St. Andrews in the U.K. has shown that under appropriate operating conditions, e-cigs are up to 99% less carcinogenic that traditional cigs.

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Daily E-Cig Users Have the Highest Quit Smoking Rates

A study on merged data from other studies shows that e-cig users have a higher likely hood of kicking the smoking habit than smokers who haven't tried vaping.

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Genius Scientist Discovers Nicotine Increases Heart Rate (Satire)

The earth shattering news is out now thanks to super scientists at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. We should all switch back to cigarettes according to hysterical media worldwide.

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Society Switching to Vaping from Smoking Can Prevent Millions of Early Deaths

A new study published in Tobacco Control, a peer reviewed journal has concluded that potentially millions of Americans can avoid an early death from tobacco related diseases by switching to vaping.

UK gives thumbs up to vaping
UK Stop Smoking Campaign Endorses E-Cigarettes

Public Health England, a UK government entity, has endorsed the used of e-cigarettes as part of its Stoptober campaign to help Britons quit smoking.

Fear Mongering Journalism
Web Journalists Abuse Research (Again) in Effort to Scare Public About Vaping

The Guardian, which has one of largest news presences on the planet, wrote a misleading headline on a story and was promptly copied by lazy 'journalists' around the globe.

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FDA rejects Philip Morris request to market IQOS as 'safer alternative to smoking'

Philip Morris, Altria, and other Big Tobacco firms have suffered a loss at the hands of the FDA due to the anti-ecig environment they helped create. This decision is going to negatively impact vaping and other non-combustible technologies.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Addresses E-Cigarette Regulations (and Getting Sued)

At Healthy Returns forum, hosted by CNBC, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed a wide range of health concerns facing the United States, including tobacco and e-cigarettes. He also talked about the tobacco control groups suing him and the FDA for not implementing controls the vaping industry fast enough.

AP Credits Vaping for Smoking Reduction
Smoking in U.S. Hits New Lows AP Gives Credit to Vaping

The CDC has released new data showing smoking rates in the US has fallen to new lows, around 14% down from 16% in the previous year -- AP gives some credit to e-cigarettes.

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U.K. Study Provides Evidence that E-Cigs May Better Help Smokers Drop Cigarettes

A study from the University of East Anglia in the U.K. provides evidence that e-cigarettes help smokers get off cigarettes where other methods fail.

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Maker of IQOS (Phillip Morris) Ordered to Stop Advertising Heat Not Burn Technology in UK

Phillip Morris, the maker of a heat not burn tobacco product known as IQOS, has been ordered by the UK government to stop advertising the product saying it violates the law.

Americans See Vaping as Less Harmful than Tobacco
Americans See Vaping as Less Harmful than Tobacco (But Worse than Marijuana)

Americans identified smoking cigarettes, pipes and cigars as more harmful than vaping but vaping is still seen as more harmful than using marijuana.

You are a vape bot if you like vaping!
Say Something Positive About E-Cigarettes? You Must Be A Bot Say Scientists

Scientists want people to think that any post about vaping must always be negative otherwise the author may be bot.

scientist admits chemical exposure risk far lower in e-cigs
Scientists Scare Up Publicity with Prelimary DNA Study - Ends Up Admitting Lower Risk of E-Cigs

Scientists from the University of Minnesota get dozens of articles written about a preliminary study that hasn't been presented or published but admit that the risk presented from e-cigs are far different from cigs.

E-cigs did this
Flawed Study Misleads Public About Increased Heart Attack Risk From Vaping

Stanton Glantz, P.h.D, a well known anti-vaping advocate, publishes another study that makes a person wonder if an advocate can publish fair scientific studies.

FDA deliver a big slap to adult vapers and smokers
FDA Caves to Political Pressure - Announces Huge Changes to E-Cig Policy

The spectre of teenage nicotine addiction has been successfully used to change FDA policy regarding the availability e-cigarettes, particularly flavored vape juice and pod systems, to U.S. adult consumers.

Altria Axes Vape Flavors
Altria Halts Sales of Flavored Vape Juice as FDA Increases Scrutiny on JUUL

The tobacco company Altria Group has decided to stop selling flavored liquids in its pod-based systems and cig-a-likes after meeting with FDA commissioner Gottlieb.

Vaping isn't a Gateway Drug - Vape Meme
Youth Drug Usage Survey Destroys Claim That Vaping is a Gateway Drug

How can vaping be a gateway drug if drug usage is down amid a vaping "epidemic" among the youth?

Bipartisan Legislation Targeting Vaping
Both Parties Introduce Anti-Vaping Legislation Which Could Wreck Vaping

Democrats in Congress and Republicans in Senate introduce anti-vaping legislation that could have devastating consequences for vapers everywhere.

Fake THC Cartridges (Dank Vapes)
Journalists and Health Officials Finally Focus on Fake THC Carts Amid Crisis

A sudden epidemic of lung related illness and possible organ failure in recent weeks has elicited a wave of misinformation in the news, often failing to warn the public about the real culprit: contaminated black market THC cartridges.

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Trump Proposes New Federal Agency Overseeing Tobacco

President Trump's new proposed budget calls for moving tobacco regulation to a new federal agency and away from the FDA.

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House Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban All Flavors and Online Sales

Two Democrats in the House have introduced legislation to ban vape flavors in all products in addition to banning online sales, which would effectively kill vaping in the United States.

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FDA asks Federal Courts to Delay PMTA for 120 Days

The FDA has asked the court to allow the PMTA (Pre-Market Tobacco Application) process to be delayed for 120 days due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reminder: Joe Biden Said He Will "Halt" or "Eliminate" All Sales of Vaping Products

Joe Biden hasn't talked about vaping or e-cigarettes much other than to say that he would halt sales or eliminate the products pending even more research.

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FDA Changes PMTA Application Process Again

The FDA has added new guidance to the PMTA process on how to conduct a study on product intention that is to be submitted with applications.