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Posted On June 22, 2018By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Is The Vape Shop Boom Coming To An End?

In 2015, when James Restarick opened his first shop in Kent selling kits for vaping, his friends were surprised. By Ben Morris | June 20th, 2018 “They thought I was mad. I didn’t actually tell anyone for seven months that I had opened a shop.” Having previously been a partner in a bar and restaurant business he enjoyed his new lifestyle. “I used to do double shifts, I would be in there day and night – now I have a life.” And as a former heavy smoker, Mr. Restarick enjoyedRead More
A group of vape shops in five U.S. states on Tuesday announced a trio of lawsuits challenging a rule adopted by the Food and Drug Administration that allows the regulator to treat e-cigarettes and similar devices like cigarettes. By | January 31st, 2018 The vape shops, represented by the Pacific Legal Foundation conservative legal group, in lawsuits filed in federal courts in Texas, Minnesota and Washington, D.C., argued the 2016 rule was unconstitutional. The shops located in California, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Texas argue that the so-called “DeemingRead More
As part of its investigation into the potential health effects of electronic cigarettes- By Michael Siegel | May 1st, 2017 the California Department of Public Health has been conducting air sampling and personal exposure monitoring in vape shops throughout the state. The results of sampling in one of these vape shops, obtained by The Rest of the Story, reveal that “secondhand vaping” appears to result in minimal exposure of bystanders to hazardous chemicals. In this particular vape shop, sampling was conducted under quite adverse conditions. Many of the employees vapedRead More
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office investigators are searching for a man they say held up an electronic-cigarette store near Orange City on Friday afternoon. By Anthony DeFeo | January 9th, 2017 Sheriff’s Office spokesman Gary Davidson said no shots were fired and no one was injured in the robbery, which took place shortly before 4 p.m. at the E-Cig Source on North Volusia Avenue. No customers were in the shop at the time of the robbery. Davidson said the suspect burst into the store, pointed a gun at the lone employeeRead More
A local business is losing thousands of dollars every month and being forced to turn customers away- By Bree Burkitt | December 20th, 2016 while they work to follow a recently approved city ordinance that places additional regulations on shops selling tobacco and vape products. Big Hit Vapors & MMA Apparel owners Walter and Cindy Cluett saw their customer base grow rapidly ever since they opened their door two years ago. The store initially received a mixed retail use permit, which requires that less than 35 percent of the total profitRead More
Paducah police still need your help Monday night finding two men responsible for more than $5,000 in theft and property damage. By Blake Stevens & Mason Watkins | November 14th, 2016 It took less than an hour to hit Chuckin’ Clouds Vape Shop on Old Mayfield Road and later Kick-N-Ash Vapor on Lone Oak Road. The first robbery took place at 12:45 a.m., the second at 1:20 a.m. Police say the men are both between 5 feet, 8 inches and 6 feet tall. One is described as thin, and the other as havingRead More
New federal regulations kicked in Monday for electronic cigarettes and some tobacco-related products, giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration greater control over what can be sold and limiting the way retailers interact with customers. By Gregory J. Wilcox | August 8th, 2016 Such restrictions, however, are nothing new to California’s owners and operators of “vape bars,” where customers gather to smoke e-cigarettes. Two months ago the state launched its own restrictions, including raising the legal age for all smoking from 18 to 21. All products that use a deviceRead More
The owner of three electronic-cigarette stores in suburban Chicago said the Lockport City Council is mixing apples and oranges in its new ordinance expanding the requirements for opening a shop. By Illinois News Network | August 2nd, 2016 The new rules, amending the city’s regulated substances policy, require hookah and nicotine-vaporizer sellers to have in-store ventilation if they allow customers to test products on-site. They also re-categorize those businesses, using U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines on tobacco products, and restrict them from operating within 100 feet of a school. InRead More
NORTH ADAMS — Barring another last-minute intervention, the city should soon have a new store for vaping supplies. Adam Shanks | July 12th, 2016 After being chased from a Holden Street storefront by concerned residents just weeks ago, Uniq Vape operator Syed Jamal plans to open a store for nicotine-based vaporizing products at 420 Curran Memorial Highway. Vaping is often seen as an alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes and involves inhaling a usually nicotine-based vapor through devices such as vape pens, electronic cigarettes, mods or tanks. Jamal had planned toRead More
WASHINGTON – Vaping—inhaling vapor from e-cigarettes, which produce no smoke, only vapor—has developed a negative reputation. This has happened as vaping has gained in popularity; the phenomenon has swept across America. By Chelsy Renard | June 21st, 2016 “Vape” was the Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year in 2014. Why has vaping become popular with the younger generation? Vaping is the act of inhaling the vapor produced by heating a propylene glycol or vegetable glycerin-based liquid, mixed with small amounts of nicotine and flavoring, by means of a small battery-powered atomizer or “vape pen.” Vaporizers have longRead More