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“To CRA or not to CRA?   CRA you say?  What the heck is that?  The Congressional Review Act is a law enacted in 1996, which basically creates an opportunity for Congress to negate or invalidate a regulation put forth by an executive branch agency.  Do I have your attention now? The Congressional Review Act (CRA) states that before a rule can take effect, an agency must submit the rule to Congress with a statement on its impact andRead More
A Reminder for all of our Customers As the vaping industry moves forward, and Governmental, State and Local Laws of enforcement become more stringent regarding selling vaping products to or purchasing vaping products for minors, we want to remind all of our customers that Ocean State Vapes follows age requirement laws to the letter!  We follow these requirements not as a “punishment” for anyone, but to ensure that the Vaping Community as a whole obtainsRead More

What is an RDA?

An “RDA” is a Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer. The basic components of an RDA are the “deck”, or platform, posts, cap and “drip tip” or “chuff cap”.  The posts are anchored to the deck allowing the coils to be inserted, and provides the electrical connections to the battery (mod) that heats the coils. The “deck” is covered with the cap (outer housing) that typically slides on with O-rings. The most common style of RDA’s will have a removable “drip tip”Read More
The meaning of vape depends on whether you use it as a verb or noun. When used as a verb, it refers to the process of vaping, however, it’s more commonly used as a noun to refer to the electronic device itself. Some other commonly used terms for vape are “mod”, “vaporizer”, “vapor cigarette”, “electronic cigarette”, “electronic cigarette” and “e-cig”. Miriam Webster added the word Vape to the dictionary, and awarded it the “Word of the Year”Read More
If you’re a vaper, do you owe a huge debt to Mr. Hon Lik?  Yes we all do, though many think Mr. Lik, Chinese pharmacist, was the first to invent the concept of the electronic cigarette, he was not! The honor of the first concept of the electronic cigarette goes to Herbert A Gilbert, who submitted a patent application in 1963!  Gilbert’s design included all the elements we’re familiar with today – a battery, aRead More