Should Texas Raise Vaping Age to 21

Texas Vaping Age to 21

Vaping is part of the solution, not part of the problem.  It is a good adult decision, preventative in nature, and should be encouraged in place of smoking for those seeking alternatives.  An 18 year old adult should not be criminally liable for vaping, period.  Texas should not raise vaping to 21. Why treat vaping like smoking? Why allow discrimination …

FDA urged to cease overregulation of vaping industry – Call to Action

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In a letter to the FDA commissioner, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) put the agency on notice to not overregulate the vaping industry and to pull the August 8th Deeming Rules.  “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations of e-cigarettes is a primary example of a rule that could eliminate an entire nascent industry. Accordingly, given the substantial likelihood …

Dispelling Vaping Myths

vaping myths

Vaping myths abound yet I’m a vaper.  That means I don’t smoke traditional tobacco cigarettes or cigars. I feel the need to dispel a few myths or concerns about what I do, address what the government is trying to do with the industry, and why. Vaping is using an atomizer powered by a battery to vaporize a flavored nicotine [or …

Vaping Needs Your Help

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Vaping Needs Your Help Find out why vaping needs your help, how easy it is to help, and why living smoke-free is a worthy, shared goal.  Transcript for Vaping Needs Your Help My name is Gary Wood, I’m a vaper, choosing to live smoke-free through vaping with the support of our vaping community. Our community shares a common goal with …

TX Vapers to Pay for Mental Health in Texas

Joe Vaper Tax Payer

Texas Rep. Chris Turner (D – District 101) filed House Bill 1411 February 1st with a special interest, “…to fund grants for local law enforcement mental health staff; imposing taxes.”  No doubt our law enforcement are faced with many challenging, dangerous situation with many connections to mental health problems experienced by those the police often deal with.   This tax bill …

Government Silences Vape Shop Owners in the US

Vape Shop Owners Silenced

Let that sink in!  Our government silences vape shop owners in the United States of America.  Government at all levels are participating, not just the federal, though it’s leading the charge. Despite experiencing personal success in quitting smoking through vaping, it is a violation for any vape shop owner to mention this fact publicly, in writing, in their stores, or in …