Anti-Vaping organizations exist, and they aren’t going anywhere. These groups put out campaigns much like a marketing firm, with huge sums of money changing hands. Their common (ludicrous) themes: Vaping is aimed at children, vaping is a public health menace, and big tobacco is behind all things vape. Today, we’ll be exploring how these campaigns self-propogate, and influence public opinion against vaping.
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It is no secret that 2016 was unequivocally one of the most tumultuous years in the history of vaping. Between stark federal regulations sending a shockwave of negativity that reverberated throughout the industry, to the whack-a-mole-esque appearance of various crippling state regulations, it’s been a tough year. It seems that no matter where you turn, the vaping industry is facing political chastisement at every corner. As the year comes to a close, Mt. Baker Vapor wants to shine light on positivity, in an effort to illustrate that all is not lost.
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A lot of people think vaping is the best thing since sliced bread. Some people get so into vaping that it becomes the defining aspect of their personality. The past five years have proven that vaping is more than a fad, or a flash in the pan. Filmmaker Aaron Biebert brings the global phenomenon of vaping to the big screen with his ambitious documentary, A Billion Lives!
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Since Mt Baker Vapor has been a business, we’ve sent care packages to the troops. As of August 8th, the date the FDA’s Deeming Regulations came into effect, Mt Baker Vapor has been forced to discontinue military care packages. It is a troubling irony that the troops defend freedom and liberty, while their government is aggressively restricting those very freedoms and liberties.
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In this week’s installment of our critique of regulations and associated vape laws, we take a look at a couple creative ways the individual states have jumped on the tobacco money-train. For the most part, states have waited to punch their ticket to ride. But, as you might think, once the train starts a-rollin, it almost never slows down. And it certainly has not. So without delay, here is an early look at what is in the works on a state level.
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If you’ve followed the war on vaping, you may have noticed a little trend. The vast majority of anti-vaping politicians are Democrats. The staunchest supporters of electronic cigarettes seem to be free-market Republicans and right-leaning libertarians. Why is this? Today, I’ll explore the Democratic Party, past and present, to explain this political phenomenon.
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August the 8th has come and gone. The FDA Deeming Regulations have now passed into law. From the local mom-and-pop shop to the major manufacturers, no one can escape the long reach of the FDA. For the next two years, the scramble is on for the industry survivors. The next two years will prove to be excruciating for some businesses, and some simply won’t survive. But how did we get to this point? Why has vaping been classified as a “tobacco product?” Do they know you can get e liquid with zero nicotine? The biggest question of this legislation is: who benefits from actions taken by the FDA?
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I’m sure many a vaper can relate to have too many empty bottles lying around. Maybe you’re someone that goes through a 30mL a day. All that can add up and create a lot of waste. So, I just wanted to take a second to talk with you about how to recycle e-liquid bottles and properly dispose of them. Continue reading “How to Recycle E-Liquid Bottles”
Hello, Vape Fans! As some of you have heard, Washington regulations have been put into place that complicate our ability to sell to Washington customers. We are always here to inform so we want to break down exactly what these laws require.
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