Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cyber Monday: IVG Brands Are Hot!

IVG Cyber MondayIt’s Cyber Monday and across the internet, brands are putting their best feet forward, offering the very lowest prices of the year. Black Friday is one thing, however Cyber Monday is a whole other animal, and you bet IVG brands have gotten in on the action. Here’s a look at what our top brands are offering, and if you’re looking for the best vape deals of Cyber Monday, this is where it’s at!

VaporFi: The whole VaporFi site is currently 30% off, along with free shipping. As one of the hottest brands in the industry, offering superb quality, intelligent design, and some of the best liquids made, getting prices this low is something to celebrate, for real! Everyone knows VaporFi as a force to be reckoned with; everything they make is solid, and the quality is way beyond the competition. A sale this huge is a total must; any vaper would be crazy not to take advantage of savings like these. And, if you’re giving the gift of vape gear, it doesn’t get better than VF products!

South Beach Smoke: Known for having the best products in the industry, South Beach Smoke is going all out on Cyber Monday with a site-wide 30% off sale. This is about as hot as it gets; carrying all the latest innovations in e-cigarettes and vaporizers, plus the biggest selection of top quality e-liquids on the web, scoring prices like these is major!

EverSmoke: EverSmoke is rockin’ it with a site-wide 30% off everything sale, giving anyone looking for a great e-cig starter kit prime reason to be shopping with them! Known for their quality, and exceptionally well made e-cigarettes, these kits make awesome gifts for those looking to switch to vapor from tobacco.

So, you know when it comes to throwing it down, IVG brands do not disappoint. Cyber Monday 2015 is hotter than ever, so if you’re looking for the best gear at the best prices, make no mistake; VaporFi, South Beach Smoke, and EverSmoke are the best you’re gonna see!

Congrats to All the VaporFi Sponsored Fighters: It was a BIG Weekend!

#TeamVaporFi Sponsors MMA Events! We would like to take a moment, on behalf of our always badass brand VaporFi, to say congrats to Brian Foster and Luis Palomino on their stunning wins as they repped VaporFi in the MMA World Series of Fighting, as well as to Brandon Girtz for his stunning knockout during the Bellator MMA event on the very same night. It was a big night for all of us! We are super proud of these warriors, and are thrilled to have had the opportunity to sponsor them during this exciting time.

VaporFi has become one of the hottest names in the vapor products industry and lifestyle because they represent not only the pinnacle of products and quality, but also they have made a name for being exceptionally dynamic and offering customers more and more reasons to be a part of their unique #VapeFam. Being involved in the community, both locally where VaporFi shops are located, as well as being nationally represented by providing sponsorships on the world stage, has allowed this incredible brand to extend its reach, and make a great name for themselves. Representing the cutting edge population of this industry, we are incredibly proud of what VaporFi is doing.

One of the most exciting things VaporFi has been up to as of late, in their many exciting exploits, is sponsorship of a variety of the top fighters on the professional MMA/ fighting circuit, and this past weekend, on Friday, November 20, Brandon Girtz, Brian Foster, and Luis “The Baboon” Palomino, three of the best fighters on the scene right now and all represented by VaporFi, put out all the stops to come out on top in their respective matches.

#TeamVaporFi is hotter than ever. These guys really outdid themselves. We are beyond stoked to be representing them!

CDC Study Shows Nonsmokers Are Not into Vapor

CDC Data on E-Cigarette UseYou are probably aware of the long-standing rumor among electronic cigarette critics that claims the popularity of e-cigarettes is promoting the products to the point of re-normalizing smoking, and will be luring in nonsmokers to become tobacco users. Yes, as farfetched as this is, it is an ongoing myth. However, to the benefit of those who are aware of how e-cigarettes are actually used, and to clarify the situation to all the misguided anti-e-cig folks out there, the CDC recently published a study, done by the National Health Interview Study, providing statistics on the electronic cigarette usage habits of smokers and nonsmokers. Suffice it to say, the evidence has completely buried the argument of e-cigarettes being a threat to the nonsmoking community, as well as shedding light on how smokers are using electronic cigarettes.

This study offers the most conclusive evidence, with hard statistics on the habits of smokers, recently quit nonsmokers, and ex-cigarette smokers, and we applaud the CDC for taking such a progressively common sense stance on the matter.

Stats of Note:

  • 12.6% of American adults have tried an e-cigarette at least once
  • 3.7% of American adults use e-cigarette devices regularly, minimally some days.
  • 47% of smokers & 55% of recently-quit former smokers have tried a vapor device at least once
  • 15.9% of smokers & 22% of recently-quit former smokers use e-cigarettes somewhat regularly
  • Less than 0.4% of electronic cigarette users were nonsmokers prior to trying them

*Also noteworthy: the study also found that tobacco users who currently smoke cigarette who had also attempted to quit smoking in the past year were more likely to  use vapor devices in their strategy to quit smoking.

Considering these are statistics taken from a legitimate study, the findings are pretty interesting, right? While there is the slightest hairline of a fraction of a percentage of nonsmokers who have actually been turned on to vaping, this figure is extremely small, and certainly not notable enough to convince anyone that electronic cigarettes are a threat to the non smoking community. The bottom line here is that the vast majority of those using e-cigarettes are doing so to avoid tobacco, and nonsmokers are absolutely not in danger of becoming the next big smoking demographic as a result of vapor products; we are quite pleased the CDC is recognizing this data.  

CASAA Call to Action: Stop FDA Tobacco Deeming Regulations

CASAA Call to Action for Bill HR 2058Right now, the very existence of the electronic cigarette and vapor products industry is being challenged, and if the FDA has their way, these products may not be available for sale within the next 2 – 4 years. No, this is not some crazy exaggeration or spun-off news story; it’s for real!

Last week, the CASAA, or the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association released a national, and urgent call to action for the entire industry, pleading with everyone involved to make it known to those in Washington DC, as well as to local representatives, how unfair, detrimental, and harmful such regulations will be, as well as to ask for support in favor of Bill HR 2058. Within the first few days of the announcement, thousands of vapers were calling in and emailing the White House, to the extent of making it nearly impossible to get through. Yeah, it’s that major!

Bill HR 2058 is a counter to the FDA’s Tobacco Deeming Regulations, which date back to 2007, and were in regards to the earliest electronic/ vapor cigarette devices. If these regulations are allowed to go into effect, 99.9% of all alternative tobacco-type products will be removed from sale, and vapers will be left with no options. The industry has evolved many times over in that time, and these regulations have no place governing, banning, or controlling the products currently on the market. Also, in the past 8 years, millions of smokers have switched to vapor cigarettes, showing that not only has this trend failed to fade away, but also that consumers are taking full advantage of their many choices and are able to control their habits much more profoundly than traditional cigarettes allowed.

This life-changing, highly beneficial, amazing industry is at stake, and if you are among the millions whose life has been positively affected by vapor products, please show your support by making a call to the White House and emailing your local Congressional Representatives and Senators asking for their support of Bill HR 2058. Consumers deserve the right to options; don’t allow yours to be taken!

Where to Call: The White House: (202) 456-1111

Alternate Number: (202) 456-1414

Where to send an email to Support HR 2058 – Send an Email