A Plume in the Commune

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It’s amazing the literal culture that’s cropped up around vaping.  A new culture is born from within a community because how else would that culture come to be?  What’s community?  One way to look at it is that it’s a group of individuals who are down for the same cause, into the same thing, are a part of something greater than only themselves, which then said larger something binds them together.  In that community, those folks have a get down that lets them connect and in the connection have a sense of being a part of something greater, it can even provide an attachment to a purpose. Basically, it is people bonding over a get down where they can share...

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Don't Harsh My Vape

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People meme what they don’t understand. The current anti-vaping stance is built on a series of assumptive presuppositions, misguided notions, skewed facts, a buying into the dumbing down of a society, and, at the end of the day, perhaps even a jealousy over the camaraderie and fun that can permeate the culture. It seems there’s an accusation the environment is sexist, driven by some form of “toxic masculinity”.   There may “seem” to be more visible men at this time, however that’s a visual ruse.  Women are in the community wherever you turn.  At the head of the biggest activist organization to support vaping, the SFATA (Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association) is Pamela Gorman who has been named Executive Director, as...

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