Hello, my Vaping lovelies!
This was a wonderful week for Vaping. For the first time EVER, Vaping has been officially placed in a different category than tobacco. A New York court ruled that Vaping is NOT the same as smoking. That’s right, Folks… Someone other than the vaping community is FINALLY backing what the vaping industry has been saying all along.
Vaping is not the same thing as smoking!
If used properly, this small win could translate into a snowball effect of momentum for the vaping industry. Not everyone is as optimistic as I am, though. Jimmy Hafrey published an article on Churnmag.com about the ruling on February 21st where he said,
“Now that a judge has formally ruled that vaping does not equate to smoking, we will likely see a statewide scramble to redefine smoking or tack on additional language to smoking prohibitions to insure that vaping is also restricted. For now, we can all pause and celebrate this small victory from one New York judge that fortunately had enough common sense to stop this ridiculous charge in its tracks.”
Read the full article by Jimmy Hafrey, HERE. (Great article, Mr. Hafrey. Much respect:)
I’m one of the world’s largest optimists. I always expect the best and even more so, I believe things will go my way. I have been saying that I felt common sense would eventually prevail… Now that it has, it’s time for all vapers to join the fight. With the momentum of this win, we can undo all of the negative propaganda that has been tirelessly working to drag the vaping industry down.
Optimistic as I am, I’m fully aware of the fight that vaping has ahead of it. It seems that every time you turn around, there’s more anti-vaping propaganda. Those that oppose our right to a substantial means to quit smoking also have deep pockets. Every Vaper needs to be informed. An army of informed voters is far more powerful than propaganda.
If you are not already, go NOW and register to vote!
Don’t just stand there vaping. Go vote!
Are you optimistic, like me? Do you think that this win can help propel Vapers Rights into the realm of common sense- WHERE IT BELONGS, or like Jimmy Hafrey, do you think it’s just a temporary win while the powers-that-be scramble to adjust their wording? Sound off in the comments below. Let’s start a conversation and help keep one another informed.
I am my Vapers Keeper.
In many of my past posts, I talk a lot about immersing yourself into Vape Culture when you first quit smoking. There are two reasons for this. The first is simple. By immersing yourself into this new lifestyle, you effectively ‘shed’ the skin of your old habit. You embrace the new NON-STINKY hobby as a full replacement for the old. This helps cement your new life in place while you are just starting this journey. We all start in the same place as a beginner. Full immersion gives you a boost in the right direction.
The second reason may come off a little ‘Ulterior motive’, and that’s okay… Immersing yourself into Vape Culture helps you to become an informed vaper. You spend time in vape bars, you hear the latest in vapers rights and the legal battles we face. You are more likely to know how to read that new study that came out AND able to see the motivation behind the study.
The full immersion method of vaping produces more well-informed former smokers. I AM my Vapers keeper. Pass on what you’ve learned.
This weeks’ Vape Life has been pretty quiet. Our latest participant, Buddy Freeze, is kicking ash. He has had no problem switching to vaping. He and his wife are both calling themselves FORMER smokers.
Buddy started his vaping adventure on a starter kit from Village Vapors. He enjoys vaping and still hasn’t upgraded. We will keep following Buddy as he gets further into his new lifestyle.
Kelli and Justin are doing well and love to vape. They think of smoking as something they did in their past life. I have a feeling they are much like me, there’s no going back to smoking.
I’m looking for my next smoker! Want to quit, or know someone that wants to quit smoking? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vaperskickash.com is dedicated to showing smokers that it’s easy to switch to vaping. Make the switch today and feel the health benefits for yourself!
I LOVE a challenge! I know there are a few readers out there that are curious about vaping, but are die-hard smokers. Give me one month and I will help you switch to vaping. I will be your Obiwan. Or, I can be your Vader. Join me- together we can rule the, oh… just join me in the vaposphere, will ya?
This week, on Interview with a vaper, we hear from Dave. He was kind enough to take the time to complete our written interview. Thanks, Dave!
Hi Nicki, I have been vaping for a little over 2 years off and on…
Unfortunately, I still smoke but have been able to cut my use of cigarettes in half with the vaping (I went from smoking 2 packs a day to one)…
Yes, as mentioned above I still am smoking about a pack a day, which is way too much I know!
No, the vaping made it easy to cut down…I like that it does not stink up the room or your clothes, fingers, breath, etc.
For me just getting used to instant vapor versus the whole lighting the cigarette and etc. was hard to get used to…
Yes, definitely my breathing ability improved plus my taste buds seemed to come alive again lol…
I do, yes…It takes care of the psychology of having the cigarette in your hand and also even the nicotine is there, but without all the harmful results that cigarettes add…
Yes, I will continue and cut down or quit use of cigarettes totally…I will do this in 2016…
Do it NOW! You will notice a positive difference in a very short time!
I started with a pen style that was a gift, then eventually went to a larger more powerful model that I can adjust the amount of vapor that is produced…I like the ability to turn it up or down as I may desire…
I am informed on vaping yes. But I am not a fanatic, just a basic user that recognizes the advantages of vaping over smoking cigarettes…
I do mix my own liquid using a combination of nicotine and menthol flavor…I have a formula that I like and pretty much stick to that (easier and no wasting time!)…
No favorite, I use whatever is available along with the menthol liquid…
I tell them that smoking cigarettes is far more damaging…