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You Don't Know Nicotine

Aaron Biebert, the director behind the award-winning documentary A BILLION LIVES, is back with a new project, YOU DON’T KNOW NICOTINE. Biebert, who neither smokes nor vapes, is nonetheless a supporter of the public health movement to truthfully inform adult smokers of the truth about nicotine. With his new project, he is hoping to understand why misunderstandings about nicotine exist, and what can be done to promote a better understanding of nicotine in order to save lives. The project was already set for production, but in order to bring extra value to the film, Biebert took to Kickstarter for additional...

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Is vaping like riding a bicycle with a helmet?

Is vaping like riding a bicycle with a helmet?

The impact of smoking on health is huge, obviously. Half of all lifelong smokers die early because of the habit basically losing 3 months of life expectancy for every year they smoke after the age of 35. Also, most would agree the habit is both physically and psychologically addictive. Vaping has now come along and tries to help people quit smoking; however, the jury might still be out, but Public Health England claims that vaping may be contributing to at least 20,000 smokers quitting every year.Vaping clearly has its critics (Google vaping news and you’ll 90% of the critics). Medical...

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Disney's Vaping Ban Begins Today

Disney's Vaping Ban Begins Today

If being able to smoke within Disney World or Disneyland was on your bucket list you could now cross it off. Starting today, all forms of smoking, including vaping, are banned from all their U.S. parks including ESPN Wide World of Sports.Previously, park guests were able to smoke in designated areas inside Disney's parks. Now, smoking will be limited to designated areas outside of park entrances.All Disney employees will be in charge of smoking enforcement, spokeswoman Erica Ettori said in March when the ban was first announced. She said Disney does not plan to punish visitors if they are caught...

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US Bipartisan Bill to Increase Tobacco Sales to 21 and Restrict Online Sales

US Bipartisan Bill to Increase Tobacco Sales to 21 and Restrict Online Sales

In the United States House of Representatives has introduced a new bipartisan bill that would set the national age to purchase tobacco and vapes products to 21 years of age. The bill would also address how tobacco products are purchased over the internet. The bill was introduced by Alabama Republican Representative Robert Aderholt and is called the Stopping Consumption of Tobacco by Teens Act or SCOTT Act for short. The bill is a tribute to outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb who amplified the teenage vaping crisis to epidemic levels. Representative Aderholt said, “this is bipartisan legislation that builds upon the...

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San Francisco Vaping Ban Takes a Political Stand

San Francisco Vaping Ban Takes a Political Stand

San Francisco, like many cities in America, has picked its enemies by it's own public policy. It's recent ban on smoking throughout the city has bypassed sales on cannabis, alcohol and many other "sin" drugs. Why you'd ask the city has targeted these particular products is anyways guess. One thing is sure, relationships and connections are probably at the center of the decisions that don't necessarily make practical sense. One of the largest vaping companies in the world, Juul, is based in Silicon Valley. The city attorney and a member of the Board of Supervisors have proposed to bar e-cigarette...

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Man Raising Hand in Opposition of Potential New Vape Laws

Fear of Change Leads Many to Neglect Possible Positives to Vaping

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is threatening "unprecedented" action against America's most popular tool to quit smoking, the vape.As many anti-vaping groups and similar organization herald these threats by the FDA many are trying to understand why they’d cripple the e-cigarette industry that has been the only thing to challenge traditional cigarettes for nearly 100 years.This fear has spread like wildfire within the last couple of weeks with the release of the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey that showed a surge in teen vaping. However, is this surge just showing the “fad” of teens trying things their parents...

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