Electronic cigarettes gaining popularity in South Florida
“Those are a good way to start, but it doesn’t satisfy people over time. There’s not a lot of power in those mini batteries [and they] expose people to electronic cigarettes, and when they are looking to upgrade, we’re ready for it here.” Vapor Hog, he says, is “just trying to be like us. They opened five blocks away.” He said “there’s a whole bunch” of similar e-cigarette stores now, and “competition is fine — but infringing and trying confuse people is not.” Leidel said the parties would be meeting this week to try to come to an agreement. A man named Sergio at Vapor Hog initially said Leidel “made a big mistake…
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Cigarette maker Lorillard 2Q profit up 10 pct
retail market share rose to 12.6 percent. Lorillard plans to launch additional non-menthol versions of Newport after the Food and Drug Administration authorized their sale last month. Lorillard’s other full-price brands, Kent and True, saw volumes decline 13 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Volumes of value-priced Old Gold and Maverick fell 9 percent and 4 percent, respectively.
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What’s this vapor stuff? It’s not cigarettes.'” Vaping, as it’s called, can be done with a gadget that resembles a cigarette or devices that look like large metal pens. Flavoring and nicotine are added to a base primarily made up of propylene glycol and glycerin. A lithium battery in the device heats the liquid, turning it to vapor. “Once you get used to this, you like this better than cigarettes,” said Oscar Rodriguez, Director of Business Development at Vapor Shark. “You don’t smell, it doesn’t stain your teeth, it doesn’t stick to your clothes.” Some people turn to vaping as an go!! alternative to smoking.
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