Be careful before using your PC to charge up your e-cigarette for your next vaping fix

The seemingly innocuous and decidedly low-tech e-cigarette can be used to break into a machine, but don't panic yet: it's not the vaporous aspects of e-cigarettes themselves that are at fault.
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Dishonorable discharge for e-cigs — U.S. Navy bans the devices aboard vessels

E-cigarettes have been dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Navy. Sorry sailors, but you'll no longer be able to bring Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) aboard ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft, and heavy equipment.
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Watch as an e-cigarette explodes in a man’s pants in a NY City store

New Yorker Otis Gooding switched to e-cigarettes because he thought they'd be safer than smoking the real thing. But following his terrifying experience with the gadget this week, he may be reconsidering his decision.
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California might become the fifth state to implement an e-cigarette tax

California may soon become state number five to institute a tax on electronic cigarettes. Proposition 56 awaits voters' decisions, and would implement a tax on the controversial devices.
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More and more teens who wouldn't have smoked are now using e-cigarettes

Not only are e-cigarettes growing increasingly popular among teenagers, but researchers have found they're also pulling adolescents who otherwise would not have used tobacco products under their influence.
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The pipe dream is over: FDA regulates vaping

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it would begin regulating all tobacco-related products including cigars, pipe tobacco, hookah tobacco, and e-cigarettes. This new rule will have a profound effect on the e-cig and vaping…
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Put that e-cig away! Vaping is banned on all commercial airlines in the U.S.

There's been some confusion over the use of e-cigarettes on flights, according to the government. In a bid to clear up the matter, it's just issued a "final rule" explicitly banning the use of the device on planes.
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A dangerous habit: e-cigarette explosions prompt a string of California lawsuits

They're often promoted as the safer alternative to cigarettes, but there's nothing safe about an e-cigarette exploding in your mouth. A string of disastrous incidents involving electronic cigarettes has prompted three lawsuits in California
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Social acceptance of e-cigarettes is on the rise, and that may be a problem

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes has now been vastly attributed to the "cool factor" that comes along with seeing friends and families taking a drag from one of these battery powered devices.
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Liquid nicotine poisonings have surged across the country, and the FDA is doing something about it

As it turns out, making cigarettes more high tech doesn't make them any better for you. In recent months, emergency cases of liquid nicotine poisoning have increased across the country, prompting an FDA probe into the substance.

This smart e-cigarette will help curb your smoking habits

Looking for a smarter way to curb your smoking habit? The Kosmo e-cigarette may be your solution. The smart vaporizer is looking to secure funding via IndieGoGo to make its smartphone-connected e-cigarette a reality.
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With every puff of vapor, Smokio counts the cigarettes you’re not smoking

Potentially useful if you are making the transition from real cigarettes to e-cigarettes, Smokio is a mobile-connected e-cig device that tracks nicotine consumption and how it impacts your health.