What's a POD?
Posted by Ted A on 5/9/2018 to News
POD Vaping is similar to a standard electronic cigarette. There is a battery and a cartridge filled with vaping liquid. A POD generally contains more liquid and sometimes a larger atomizer, producing more vapor and stronger flavor. Also, the battery is normally larger which can give you more vaping time between charging.
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California Lawmaker Proving to be E-Cigarette Champion
A California lawmaker has positioned himself as an ardent supporter of e-cigarettes.
U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter, a Republican from California, says e-cigarettes and vaporizers have helped him quit using tobacco and should be spared from prohibitive legislation. During a Congressional hearing earlier this month regarding a proposal to ban e-cigarette use on airplanes, Hunter pulled out a vaporizer and puffed away to make his point.
Keeping it Clean – Tips for Caring for Your E-Cigs and Vaporizers
Considering you use and handle them daily, put them to your lips, and store them in a pocket or purse with money and other not-so-sanitary things, your e-cigs and vaporizers probably need a bit of cleaning now and then.
But don’t just polish up the exterior. The inside of your device can become dirty due to frequent use and it may need some occasional care to make sure it is working at its best and allowing you to experience the full pleasure of vaping.
Using E-Cigs to Quit Smoking – Three Things to Consider
Despite our best intentions, as February rolls around most of us have abandoned our New Year’s resolutions. Sure, we want to do things like lose weight, get our finances in order, and quit smoking. But when it comes right down to it, we neither know exactly how to go about it or we fail to muster up the amount of willpower it takes to succeed Fortunately – at least in the case of smoking – you don't have to go cold turkey and deal with all that goes along with that. Several recent studies from medical researchers have found that e-cigarettes and vaporizers can help a tobacco smoker quit for good... more >
Banning the Sale of E-Cigarettes Might Be Driving More Minors to Smoking
A new Yale University study has found that in states where minors can’t buy e-cigarettes they are – as a whole – smoking more traditional cigarettes.
Abigail Freidman, assistant professor of public health at Yale, looked at teen smoking data in states that prohibit the sale of e-cigs to minors versus ones that do not. She found that in the states that prohibit sales, more young people ages 12 to 17 take up smoking tobacco cigarettes... more >
E-Cigs Banned from Checked Bags on Flights
Tossing an e-cigarette into your checked bag at the airport before you take flight is no longer legal.
A new federal rule, which is set to go into effect this November, does the following:
1. Prohibits passengers and crew members from carrying battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g. e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery systems) in checked baggage.
2. Prohibits passengers and crew members from charging the devices and/or batteries on board the aircraft.
Federal Trade Commission Hoping to Put E-Cig Makers Under Microscope
The U. S. Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment regarding its proposed review of how e-cigarettes are sold and advertised in the U.S.
The commission this week said it is seeking government permission to reach out to e-cigarettes makers and collect information about their sales, marketing activities and expenditures. The commission, which works to protect consumers from fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices, hopes to be given a three-year window to collect the data... more >
Study Shows E-Cig Users Feel the Devices Are Safer
Led by Christopher Russell, Ph.D., the Centre for Drug Misuse Research in Glasgow conducted the “Vapers Helping Smokers” global survey this past summer. The survey’s findings were released last month at the VapExpo in Paris... more >
New Research Shows E-Cig Users Can Play An Important Role in Helping Traditional Smokers Quit
Led by Christopher Russell, Ph.D., the Centre for Drug Misuse Research in Glasgow conducted the “Vapers Helping Smokers” global survey this summer. The survey’s findings were released Sept. 20 at the VapExpo in Paris... more >
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National Park Service Bans E-Cigarettes
With a sweeping ruling that some are criticizing, the National Park Service has placed an outright ban on e-cigarettes.
The new policy went into effect on September 10 at all national parks. The ban also is in place at any facilities, vehicles and publicly shared spaces that are managed by the National Park Service... more >
New Research Shows E-Cigs Cut Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
The British Study, which was published this month in Cancer Prevention Research, found that when smokers chose e-cigs over tobacco cigarettes they reduced the amount of carbon monoxide and acrolein they inhaled by about 80 percent. Carbon monoxide and acrolein, which is also found in the vapor of some e-cigs, are both harmful to the human body... more >
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Electronic Cigarettes on Film – E-cigs Snuff Out Old-School Smokes Onscreen
From Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause” to Brad Pitt in “Fight Club” and Denzel Washington in “Training Day,” cigarettes have been used to show a character is tough, rebellious, cool and more... more >
New U.K. Study Says E-cigs are Far Safer than Traditional Cigarettes and Help Smokers Quit Tobacco
In the report, PHE also said health agencies should promote e-cigs as a way to quit smoking tobacco. Currently, 2.6 million adults in the U.K. are said to use e-cigs. The vast majority of these people are former traditional cigarette smokers, the study found, and have turned to e-cigs to help them successfully stop... more >
FDA Poised To Regulate E-Liquids for E-Cigs
Within the next few months, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to decide whether it will regulate liquid nicotine as a tobacco product.
As of August 2015, the FDA regulates traditional cigarettes, loose tobacco and smokeless tobacco, such as snuff. If the current proposal is finalized, the FDA also will regulate liquid nicotine, which is used in e-cigarettes and vaporizers. The proposal also includes new regulations for cigars, pipe tobacco and other tobacco gels and dissolvable... more >
The History of E-Cigarettes
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eCigarettes and Vaporizers – What’s the Difference?
Since battery-powered devices that produce a nicotine vapor started appearing alongside old-fashioned cigarettes more than a decade ago, many have wondered how they work. At first, many e-cigarettes tried to mimic the look of traditional cigarettes and win over those who had grown tired of inhaling toxic smoke from burning tobacco – or trying to find a place to smoke among so many non-smoking areas... more >
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