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The FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Explained

On May 10th, 2016, the FDA published its deeming regulations for e-cigarettes and other vaping products. These regulations have been widely-criticized as effectively amounting to a ban on vaping products, or at least on the most effective products. But there is a lot to take in. There’s a lot of talk of grandfather dates, premarket […]

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A Guide To Black Note’s Tobacco Varieties

Tobacco has been grown for thousands of years which has led to many different varieties  – each of which has their own unique characteristics. Not only does the variety affect flavor and aroma, the process used to cure or dry the tobacco is also important in developing flavors. Some varieties and methods are more common […]

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Black Note ISO-7 Cleanroom: Precision & Care In Every Step

Creating Black Note vaping liquids may not be brain surgery, but that doesn’t mean we don’t use extraordinary precision and care during the creation process. That precision and care extends to the pristine bottling facility we use, which is a clean room classified and certified as ISO-7 by the International Standards Organization. Our process additionally […]

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How Black Note Got Its Name

It would be easy to say we simply pulled the Black Note name out of a hat and called it a day. But, as anyone familiar with our vaping liquid knows, we’re not about doing things quickly, easily or randomly. We put a lot of time, effort, thought and passion into everything we do – […]

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Welcome to Black Note's vaping blog! Whether you're new to the vaping community or have been around a while, you've come to the right place! We aim to bring you all the latest vape news so you always can stay in the know. We cover everything from vape regulations to culture. So have a peak, stay a while, and learn more about the latest vape trends today!

5 Steps to Cut Down on Nicotine

5 Steps to Cut Down on Nicotine

Smoking is a notoriously hard habit to kick thanks to the addictive qualities of nicotine and routines that smokers form. But vaping could help those that want to give up gradually cut down their nicotine intake over time before becoming nicotine-free. While there are alternatives to quitting smoking that can gradually reduce reliance on nicotine, […]

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5 Anti-Vaping Myths

5 Anti-Vape Myths Debunked

Vaping is on the rise, becoming more popular across the US (and the rest of the world). While vaping increases, so do the anti-vape myths put about by opponents. Anti-vape arguments that aren’t based on fact can be harmful to the industry and here we debunk some of the most popular ones. E-liquids Contain Harmful […]

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Washington, D.C. Goes Vape Unfriendly

Washington, D.C. Goes Vape Unfriendly

Washington, D.C. has become the latest US district to bring in harsh restrictions on vapers’ rights. A tough package of anti-tobacco laws passed last week turns out to include a ban on vaping in any indoor public place where smoking is already banned. The new laws, which have already been signed by Mayor Muriel E. […]

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Dick Puddlecote Interview

Dick Puddlecote Interview – Watching the WHO

Last week I mentioned the World Health Organization’s tobacco control conference, COP 7. This is where more than 180 countries and a lot of health groups meet to discuss new anti-smoking policies – except, recently, it’s been more interested in vaping. Sadly it’s a very secretive conference, but a few brave vapers did fly all […]

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Here’s Why Smoking Is At An All Time Low

In February this year, the Centers for Disease Control released figures that shows tobacco use in the US is at its lowest point since records began. This year, stats show that only 15.3% of American identify as tobacco smokers, a drop of almost ten percent from the numbers in 1997, where almost a quarter of […]

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Vaping isn't a fad

Why Vaping is Not Just A Fad

The dictionary definition of a fad is described as “an intense and widely shared enthusiasm for something, especially one that is short-lived”.  When vaporizers first appeared, they were regarded as little more than a novelty, something trivial of passing amusement that few expected to thrive. Yet, in less than ten years, the e-cigarette market has […]

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COP 7 – WHO do you think you are?

The World Health Organization was set up in 1946, and for 70 years it’s been seen as one of the great achievements of the United Nations. It played a major part in eliminating smallpox, the only human disease that’s been totally defeated so far. It’s helped fight malaria, cholera and other infectious diseases, and has […]

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Pets and E-cigarettes: Everything You Need To Know

Most of us are aware of the implications of second-hand smoke in humans, but what damage could it cause to your pets? Around two and a half million non-smokers have died from health complications sprouting from exposure to second-hand smoke since 1964, according the data from the CDC. Before stricter bans on smoking in public […]

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A Guide To Vaping And Travel

Can I Fly With My Vape Kit? A Guide to Vaping and Travel

Travel is an essential part of life for so many people, and with more than nine million Americans vaping or using electronic equivalents to traditional tobacco products, it’s safe to assume that there are a good number of individuals who are combining life on the go with vaping. Most of us are familiar with the […]

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You vape, you vote.

You Vape, You Vote. But For Who?

Americans are about to vote in one of the most bitterly contested elections in the nation’s history. On January 20 next year either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, and whoever it is, just over half the country is going to be very unhappy. […]

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Greg Conley Interview – Fighting the good fight for U.S. vapers

The debate over vaping in the USA is definitely heating up, and more and more states, counties and cities are trying to push through laws that would harm businesses and take away vapers’ rights. Luckily there are also a lot of people working hard to fight that, at state and national level. Last week I […]

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Gateway Myth: Does Vaping Really Lead to Smoking?

It’s been three years since director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Thomas Frieden, voiced his concerns about the number of kids vaping, starting what has come to be known as the ‘gateway theory’. His worry was that by vaping these young people will be persuaded to try out conventional cigarettes, an […]

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Prop 56 – What it means for California vapers

California’s relationship with vaping is a strange one. On one hand the state has the greatest concentration of premium liquid makers in the world, and a large community of dedicated and passionate advocates. On the other, it’s ingested by academics and legislators who loathe e-cigarettes with a stunning level of bitterness and will go to […]

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Keep Calm and Vape On – Understanding Vape Culture

To the uninitiated, vaping culture is anything from bizarre to outright douche-y. Blowing huge “clouds,” clad in baggy board shorts, sporting huge beards and freaky flesh-tunnels, the stereotypical vaper isn’t easy to empathize with for most people. The community at large is very much tarred with the same brush – e-cigs are referred to as […]

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Kick Your Smoking Habit

How E-cig Flavors Can Help You Kick Your Smoking Habit

Trying to quit smoking is a bit like Sisyphus pushing that boulder up a hill; just when you think you’ve got there another setback puts you right back down where you started. Kicking the habit can be a struggle for the best of us, but many people would suggest that vaping is the way forward. […]

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Should ‘Kid Friendly’ Vape Flavors Be Banned

Should ‘Kid Friendly’ Vape Flavors Be Banned?

The hot topic of conversation at the moment is whether or not e-cigarettes are a ‘gateway’ drug, turning more and more impressionable young people onto cigarettes. Many consumers and parents are concerned about the number of e-cig flavors being manufactured that could potentially entice young people to try vaping at an early age. These so-called […]

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Discontinued vape blends

Why Black Note Discontinued Three N.E.T Vape Blends

As many of our fans and loyal customers know, Black Note has had to discontinue three of their vaping liquids. As of Oct. 25, the three blends of Adagio, Bravura and Cadenza shall be gone with the wind – no longer available on our website and no longer in production. The reason behind the discontinuation […]

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The FDA;s new legal challanges

Vapers Now Giving The FDA New Legal Challenges

The USA, the land of the free, is busy trying to make vapers less free than in any other country outside the Middle East. The FDA’s new Deeming Regulations will drown the industry in fees and paperwork, wiping out the majority of liquid makers and eliminating thousands of products from the market. The agency openly […]

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Vaping in Europe and the TPD

The TPD and Everything You Need to Know About Vaping in Europe

With the Federal Drug Administration cracking down on vaping throughout the U.S., Americans may think they can simply start ordering vaping liquid and supplies from other countries, like those in Europe (good luck with that). Just as the U.S. is beset with the FDA’s deeming laws , the European Union has the Tobacco Products Directive […]

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Marewa Glover Interview: Vaping and Tobacco Control in New Zealand

A couple of weeks ago Michael Grey looked at the difference in vaping laws between New Zealand and the USA. I thought that was pretty interesting, so to find out a bit more about how Kiwi vapers are doing I spoke to Associate Professor Marewa Glover about the law and what’s happening at the moment. […]

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