Hello, welcome back if you are a returning user and if this is your first time we are glad to see you too. I am Dawn your loyal A Clean Cigarette blogger here to bring you all things electronic cigarette, vapor or burning tobacco related. Today’s blog is all about the big guy in tobacco control. Scott Gottlieb, the Director of the FDA. Last Friday Gottlieb made a tv appearance on CNBC where he spoke…"Gottlieb CNBC: Convenience store e-cigarettes flavor and internet crack down"
Hello! Thanks for stopping in, Dawn here your A Clean Cigarette blogger. Today we are going to talk about Public Housing. Since most of my readers are either smokers that have made the switch or smokers thinking about making the switch I am sure you will understand when I say that it really bites when the federal government gets involved with our nicotine habit. I mean between the taxes they keep packing on to tobacco and…"New HUD regs start today, smoking banned in public housing, It’s okay, we have an alternative."
Hello again! Dawn here your A Clean Cigarette blogger. One of my favorite types of blogs to do is the blogs that fall into the ACC Answers category. For those of you who do not know, ACC Answers is all about answering questions that YOU the customer have submitted to either myself or one of our amazing storefront team members. Thanks to great customer-submitted questions, we have covered topics like how smoking affects diabetes or the…"ACC Answers: Altitude and E-cigarettes"
Hello out there! Dawn here your A Clean Cigarette blogger. As many of you know I come on once a week to publish a blog that somehow relates to electronic nicotine delivery systems. Some weeks it’s on research and science other weeks it’s on how to make crafts out of old ashtrays. Regardless of the topic, I have a lot of fun doing these weekly blogs and I hope you enjoy reading and sharing…"Look who’s talking now!"
Hello all! Dawn here your A Clean Cigarette blogger. Coming at you once again with all things e-cigarette. Before we get started let me say, Thank You. I truly appreciate you reading these blogs. I mean let’s face it, writing the blog only counts if there are people reading it. I feel honored and blessed every time I come on this blog site and see the visitor count. Some of our blog posts are reaching…"Things that make me go Hmmmm?"
Hey everyone! Dawn here your loyal A Clean Cigarette blogger. Recently we have done a lot of talking about the research and politics that revolve around electronic cigarettes. I think that it is a good time to switch our focus back to burning tobacco. What is in it and what it does to us. While there is a lot going on health-wise with burning tobacco, there are few things as hard on the body as TAR. So today…"TAR: Deadly, Gross and Not in E-cigarettes"
Hello all! Dawn here your A Clean Cigarette brand e-cig blogger. Before we get started I would like to thank each and every person that ends up on this blog site. Regardless of why you are here, I am glad to have you. Keeping informed is a major part of the battle for electronic cigarette rights, and the right of smokers to get Clean nicotine everywhere. Reading blogs like this one can be a major tool…"Understanding the recent e-cigarette call to action"
Hey guys, Dawn here again and with everything going on there is very little time for small talk so let’s get right to it. First Some Important Terminology: Grandfather/Predicate Date: When the FDA originally issued its new deeming rule in regards to electronic cigarettes they stated that products on the open market BEFORE February 2007 would be exempt from most of the regulatory requirements instated by the deeming rule regulation. Cole/Bishop Amendment: Also known as HR1136 is…"Electronic Cigarettes & Washington D.C… Cole/Bishop, FDA Deeming, 2017 budget; What’s it all mean?"
Wowa, it’s getting hot in the political/electronic cigarette world! Hey, Dawn here and although it’s way early to post this week’s blog, I just could not wait to get this topic on the boards! Some of you may remember my recent post in regards to a new piece of legislation that was introduced at the federal level referred to as the Cole/Bishop Bill of 2017. If you would like to take a peek at that post…"Extra! Extra! Important Call To Action Regarding Electronic Cigarettes!"
Have you ever just sat and stared at a blank screen, hoping that magically something informative and important will appear on that screen? Trusting that the right topic will raise to the top and help you create, a hopefully great, but at least a reasonable blog post? That is exactly where I find myself today. Sitting here wondering what topic will be the best topic to chat about with amazing readers like you. Whether you…"An electronic cigarette problem worth having."
Hey everyone: Dawn here again. Glad to have you here, thank you so much for choosing to keep informed and up to date on things electronic cigarette related. It is vital that information like this is spread fast and people like you are informed as to what is going on. This industry can only thrive with educated customers who understand and want to fight for their nicotine delivery rights. Remember electronic cigarettes contain nicotine and…"Extra! Extra! The FDA Electronic Cigarette Deeming May Be About To Be Turned Upside Down!"
Hey there! I am glad to have you here today! A huge part of this blog’s job is to keep the A Clean Cigarette community up to date on what’s happening here in Michigan regarding Electronic Cigarettes and your rights. Since the elections in November, there has not been a lot of movement regarding anything in Lansing; let alone electronic cigarettes. That being said, it is now January and as expected things are starting to move legislatively on…"What’s Happening with Electronic Cigarettes in Lansing Now?"
Hello all! First, let me thank you for taking the time to click on this blog post. When over a year and a half ago I was asked to start this blog I had no idea what I was doing. To be fair I still barely know what I am doing most of the time. But I try lol! In that time we have covered a variety of topics. All of which, in one way or…"Trump? Electronic Cigarettes? FDA Regulations? What does it all mean? What do we know so far?"
First an Update! Hello! Okay so before we start on today’s topic I want to say thank you to everyone that participated in the event Hands for a Billion Lives that was recently hosted at our N.Michigan Ave. Saginaw location. Thank you so much. I know we had a very short notice on this event and we will be doing more events that will have a bit more heads up time. That is what makes the…"What’s going on with electronic cigarette taxes across the nation?"
Hello again, still Dawn here and today’s topic is one that has a lot of people feeling a whole variety of different things. Most customers are confused and most business owners are afraid and angry. It’s hard to blame them really. The simple fact is that with this new FDA draft document that names electronic cigarettes as a “deemed” tobacco product the federal government has not only single-handedly changed the entire way this industry works on a national level,…"Why are so many electronic cigarette stores fearful of the FDA deeming?"
Hello out there! Dawn here your loyal and very tired A Clean Cigarette blogger here. Unless you have no access to the news or internet you are probably aware that yesterday on May 5th, 2016 the FDA released a nearly 500 page regulation, effectively deeming electronic cigarettes as tobacco. This large document is the reason I am typing with a half-asleep brain at the moment. So what does this new “deeming” mean for you and…"FDA slams the electronic cigarette industry with regulations, what does it all mean?"
Hello again! It’s Dawn your A Clean Cigarette brand electronic cigarette blogger bringing you important information regarding your electronic cigarette rights. With the birth of the electronic cigarette industry, the world saw not only an amazing technological advancement that could lead to millions of lives saved, but also a huge amount of controversy. Health officials and government agencies have been torn apart by the e-cigs entry to the market in more than one way. We…"How can you help decide what happens in the electronic cigarette industry?"
Hello, Dawn here and today I would like you to imagine yourself on a subway in New York. Where you are going is not really important. You are just strolling along, with your electronic cigarette in hand, headed to do whatever your day is set to bring you. You check your phone for the time, take a quick pull off of your e-cigarette and head to the appropriate terminal to await your ride. Here is…"NEW YORK STATE: LANDMARK COURT CASE RULES THAT ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES ARE NOT THE SAME AS SMOKING!"
Hey all it is me, Dawn again. Before we get started today I want to reiterate that when I talk about stuff like we are talking about today, please check my facts! I will always try to be 100% with you but like today, I am only reporting information back to you that I find on the web. I try to find respectable sources, I really like .Gov sites. But I am just me, Dawn and…"Is the national age to purchase burning tobacco going to get raised to 21?"
Well it’s Dawn here today, and if you are a smoker, a former smoker, or even know a smoker, chances are you have heard about the talked about law change. It will mean that at least here in Michigan there will be no more smoking in any vehicle containing any person under 18 years of age. Many of our customers have questions regarding the new law and how it effects them. What does the law say? How…"Change coming to the tobacco law. Is it for the best and how does it affect electronic cigarettes."
Hey there Dawn again. Recently in this blog, we talked about a new study that England Public Health released. The entire report is amazing with quotes like “E-Cigarettes around 95% less harmful than tobacco” and “Consideration could be given to a proactive strategy to encourage disadvantaged smokers to quit smoking as quickly as possible including the use of EC, where appropriate, to help reduce health inequalities caused by smoking.” The document is chalked full of great…"Electronic cigarette propaganda meets public health, changing the way we think."
Hey there, it’s me Dawn, again! Thanks for stopping by! Today we are going to chat about a few terms used often in the electronic cigarette industry. The main one we will focus on is the term Cig-a-Like. I have used this term in a few places on this blog and I think it is important that we all understand the difference between a Cig-a-like device, which is a 1st generation device vs other types…"What is a Cig-a-Like? Find answers here."
Hello! Dawn here again, happy Monday! Mondays are rarely noted as a great day. I hope that can at least get you, even on a Monday, to crack a smile with this blog. 🙂 Today we are going back to basics. By that I mean we are going to chat about why making the switch, just makes sense. I tend to go off on random e-cigarette related issues. Recently it has occurred to me that…"A logical look at the basics. Why switch? How to switch!"
Hey all Dawn here. 🙂 The other day I posted a blog that you may or may not have seen. It was in regards to the Wales health commission saying that e-cigarette bans are misguided and just plain wrong. If you are interested in reading that full blog post Click here. It was a fun post to do and I smiled that entire day. Why was I smiling? Because I had a feeling that once…"Health Organizations Unite! Another one joins the battle!"
Hey guys, it’s me Dawn again. I am glad to have you here today! I hope that you have had a chance to check out a few of the blog posts here, and I hope you have enjoyed them. Today’s post is one that has my blood pressure slightly elevated. I understand that the electronic cigarette industry is a hot topic at the moment. I also understand that with these products being such a hot…"News headlines and advertisements that have us scratching our heads. When did Propaganda become trendy again? hurt"
Hey all, it’s Dawn again. So recently we have talked a lot about what regulations and statements may be coming down from the FDA and other government agencies. Today I think that we should talk about how we at A Clean Cigarette stand on these issues. At least some of them. ——————————————————– 1st: No sales or use for under 18: We agree. State and Federal officials are looking at this one. They should be. Nicotine…"Where we stand on what they think."
Well hello out there 🙂 Dawn here again, and I am so glad you are here! Today’s blog is not a fun subject, but it is a subject we need to talk about anyway. Tobacco related disease and cancer is something that effects most of us in some form. Whether it is ourselves or a loved one, the experience of watching someone go through this is terrible, tragic and incredibly drawn-out. It is also avoidable.…"Lung Cancer: The truths that we need to know about this deadly and devastating issue."
Hey there! Dawn here 🙂 Welcome! I am so glad you are here. We are mid-celebration for our 1 month blog birthday. That means for the last month I have been typing away here at this blog hoping to inform and entertain great people like YOU! Yesterday, I did a look back at the first half of the month’s post, but there was an awful lot of information shared with you this past month. Recapping…"Day 2 of our 1st month look back for the blog! Recap!"
Hey there! Welcome back! Thank you for visiting today. If you follow this blog regularly you know that it’s finally time for us to find out what reason holds the title of #1 reason that people make the switch! I am excited about today’s post, and I hope you are too. This reason seems to be the one most people tell us about. If it were not for the fact that it is killing us…"Why do people make the switch? Top 5 countdown! 5/5"
Hello! Welcome back to our A Clean Cigarette top 5 reasons people make the switch count down! Dawn here to walk us down the list. So far we have done 3 of 5, and we have covered the cost in 5th place. The smell sat in 4th place. Quality of life came in at 3rd place and now today in 2nd place position we have a very important reason. This reason came in second but…"Why do people make the switch? Top 5 countdown! 4/5"
Hey it’s time again for our top 5 reasons that people switch to A Clean Cigarette. Here to tell you all about it, me, Dawn. 🙂 Our #3 spot is a really good one. This reason is a great reason to make the switch. Anyone that has ever smoked burning tobacco knows that it has a dramatic effect on your quality of life. We wake up hacking and coughing, and doing what once were enjoyable…"Why do people make the switch? Top 5 countdown! 3/5"
Hey there its me Dawn, back again for post 2 of our top 5 reasons people make the switch to A Clean Cigarettes brand electronic cigarettes. Number 4 on our list is a commonly heard reason to be sure. This reason tends to be something we hear from both smokers and the non-smoking loved ones they come in with. This one is SMELL! Yes, that horrible smell that thanks to tar sticks to us, and…"Why do people make the switch? Top 5 countdown! 2/5"
_______________________________ Guess who? lol yep me Dawn again. Today we are going to do a timeline for electronic cigarettes. I would like to send a special thank you out to our very own Ms. Tabs from our Lapeer Michigan location. Thank you for all the work you put into this! So our story starts: 2003: Birth – Hon Lik’s father dies from smoking related lung cancer which he claims inspired him to invent an upgraded…"An E-cigarette timeline. A lot has happened since 2003!"
Hello all:) It’s me Dawn and today we are going to go over etiquette, e-cigarette etiquette to be exact. There are assumed etiquette’s to most hobbies, jobs, or pretty much anything in this world. In most cases these etiquette’s have been established over many years. The e-cigarette industry on the other hand is kind of the new kid on the block so to speak. That means there are very few established and well known etiquette’s.…"E-cigarette etiquette, where you can use it, where you can’t and where you shouldn’t."
The Who behind the electronic cigarette invention!"For your information. A short history on the origins of electronic cigarettes."
So there you have it folks, a few amazing voices of reason. I bet you can see why this made us so happy! All we can do is keep raising our voices and hoping to be heard."Lansing update! This is huge!!!! The light bulb may finally be turning on!!!"
Hey all Dawn here! It’s finally Friday! For most people that signifies the end of the work week. For a Clean Cigarette we are just getting started! We want to spread the word about how amazing it is to make the switch all over the place. What better place to do it then in your back yard! Today I am going to post our event calendar for the remainder of 2015. This may be updated…"Happy Friday! Let’s talk about the ACC Event Calendar."
Dawn Again!! Okay so we have, all seen it. Just walk into any gas station or convenience store and you will find a few cheaply made, one size fits all e-cigarettes. By one size fits all, what I mean is, whatever nicotine level is available that’s what you get. Even if there are a variety of Nic (Nicotine) levels available for purchase, most gas station attendants are just not well versed in e-cigs, so…"“"