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‘Vape’ Store to Get Commendation From Supervisor Miley, Chamber

This is a “best case” example of getting a city onboard with vape shops [excerpt] At noon today, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is set to offer a commendation to Castro Valley business Ready Set Vape – a store that sells electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, the “juices” that are used in […]

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Articles – NOT Blowing Smoke

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SoCal SFATA- Line In The Sand

E-cig bigwigs reveal plan to SILENCE health critics after raising $110,000 fightback fund in THREE HOURS – Mirror Online [excerpt] The electronic cigarette industry is preparing to launch a legal bid to silence critics who raise “misleading” health concerns about the safety of “vaping”. At a fundraising event in California […]

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Nic receptors in the brain as theraputic targets

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors as Therapeutic Targets: Emerging Frontiers in Basic Research and Clinical Science—Editorial Perspective.   My own experience is that nicotine calms me, helps me focus, stay focused and gives me the mental pause when my thoughts are running too fast or I just need to zone out for […]

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Smoke-free surface ships in the Navy? – Pacific – Stripes

Last summer when I heard about the USS Washington’s Commander added a Vape Deck to gently move seamen from the infamous Smoke Hole, I’ve been waiting to see if other vessels will do the same. (He had good reason to!)This article shows how BT embedding itself it their rules for […]

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SFATA — Why join this Trade Group

[excerpt] The technique we often see in early market business combinations is called the “Roll-Up.” In this situation, normally, but not always, the stronger companies in an industry will go around purchasing smaller or more niche companies to meet their increasing financial and strategic objectives. In the long term, this […]

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First Vape Shop in Arcata, CA!

Light Up Legally On The Plaza, Get The Vapors | Mad River Union Owner Swale Meaudine said his goal is to bring a helpful product to Arcata. “It is a bar that doesn’t have alcohol, and it is safe for younger people,” he said. Manager Kevin Warshauer is a recent […]

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Bill would set tax policy for ‘vapor’ products

Electronic cigarettes and other vapor products would continue to be subjected to sales taxes, and not tobacco excise taxes, under a bill approved by a Senate committee.The Senate Finance Committee voted 6-4 on Tuesday for the bill by Yukon Republican state Sen. Rob Johnson. The bill now heads to the […]

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