“THE NAIL THAT STICKS OUT FARTHEST GETS HAMMERED THE HARDEST”
People often use this saying to make a point about Japan, how it’s hard to be different, and that any deviance is met with resistance.
I am fully convinced that vaping is akin to this nail, sticking up from the rest only to be hammered down due to its deviation from the norm. And due to this relentless pounding (no pun intended) on the part of governmental bodies and big tobacco lobbyist to stifle an industry on the rise, it is our duty as fellow vapors to make sure we continue to disseminate good science concerning vaping.
Continue reading “The Old Japanese Proverb”
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“The sultry smoker lighting up on a Parisian café terrace, a staple image for countless French films could soon be a thing of the past if Agnès Buzyn, the country’s health minister goes ahead with plans to ban smoking in movies,” says Rory Mulholland of the Telegraph.
As an avid writer, screenwriter and overall fan of a tantalizing story, there’s a part of me that is at odds with the idea of banning smoking, a very real aspect of life, from French films.
(If only you could see the bemused expression creased across my face.)
Continue reading “Sacré Bleu!”
“Don’t Vape Your Health Away”
“The fading vape culture”
“E-cigarettes with more nicotine may make teens vape more”
“Vaping controversy still hazy”
“School closes bathrooms to combat vaping”
The aforementioned were just some of the headlines trending online today. Article after article of the same stagnant rhetoric disseminated to the masses in order to maintain fear and abate change. While reading, I realized that each author wrote in a way that highlighted the perceived ills of vaping, while completely ignoring the scientific facts.
Continue reading “Change”
To all those who took offense to my usage of profanity, my sincerest apologies. Frankly speaking, I couldn’t hold it in. It just came out so effortlessly… no wipe needed.
It comes as no surprise that California, a state which maintains some of the strictest regulations with regard to vaping is making headlines with an El Dorado high school’s decision to shut down school bathrooms in an effort to combat a perceived “vaping issue”.
Continue reading “To Combat Vaping— California School Closes Bathrooms; Classrooms Get Prettay Shittay!”
Have a good weekend vapers!
The 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, arguably the most recognized figure across the globe, has made headlines with a recent decision concerning cigarettes.
Continue reading “The Pope Don’t Play That”
The last great battle between vape shops and big tobacco, or what I like to refer to as the battle of “good versus evil” may not have begun outright just yet, but a very subtle disturbance in the water tells us that there is some major churning happening beneath the surface… a lot more on this later.
Continue reading “The ARMAGEDDON could very well be upon us!”
… A brief addendum to “What’s in Your Bottle?”
In light of some recent confusion surrounding a blog post detailing the heavy metal antimony, which is used in the production of Polyethylene terephthalate, often abbreviated as PET, I felt some clarification was needed on which types of plastics are deemed, “food safe.”
Continue reading “What’s UNDER Your Bottle?”