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New vape product advertising restrictions in Canada

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Health Canada released their new guidelines for vape product advertising restrictions, dated June 26.  It establishes new rules for how vape products can be advertised across Canada where there are no conflicting provincial regulations in place.  We had a brief read through it and are happy to report that our customers are not likely to be impacted by these new regulations. The objective of the new regs is to reduce youth inducement while balancing the needs of smokers and vapers.  In our view, they did an excellent job, understanding that vape shops are already age-restricted spaces and focusing their efforts...

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Does vaping cause lipid pneumonia? Not exactly.

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Recent headlines have been making claims that after more than a decade of being on the market, all forms of vaping are all of a sudden linked to several new cases of lipid pneumonia (aka lipoid pneumonia) in specific parts of the US.  Meanwhile in the rest of the world, the same is not being experienced.  The cause of the headlines however is simply poor journalism and a knee-jerk reaction from the CDC blanket blaming all vaping products before they had sufficient data to make any claim at all.  They have since discovered that these cases involved blackmarket THC products specifically.  Unfortunately,...

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Mixing by mass

Posted by Eden Sorrell on

You have two choices when mixing up your batches and there are valid reasons for both.  We'll go over when and why you would want to use volume or mass in this DIY vape guide. Volume Mixing Ejuice This is the simplest way to mix your ejuice and it's the most appropriate way when you're experimenting.  You will use syringes to measure the volumes for your nicotine and flavourings, then add your PG/VG.  It's fast and relatively accurate for small amounts.  It works extremely well for volumes between 10ml and 100ml, but it can be used for larger batches as...

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E-Liquid Harshness

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You may have accidentally created e-liquids that feel harsh on your throat and wondered how it happened.  Don't worry, you're not alone, and it's not a measure of your skill :P  After years of mixing, we've learned about a few reasons you may not be aware of. 1) PG level too high When calculating your VG:PG ratio, please note that almost all flavourings are almost aways based in PG, or mostly PG with some alcohol or VG.  For the most part, you should be counting your flavouring amounts towards PG in your overall calculations.  Not doing so underestimates the PG...

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Basic DIY Eliquid Mixing 101

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Basic DIY mixing 101

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