Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc., parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts, has sued an e-cigarette maker in New York federal court over trademark violations and more. The lawsuit contends that Singh Handicraft Corp.’s branding for its e-cigarettes is strikingly similar to Dunkin’s distinctive design. Specifically, the disposable vaporizers, shaped like an iced coffee cup and a glazed doughnut, display a logo that mirrors Dunkin’s signature orange and pink color palette and rounded font. According to court documents, “Defendants have merely replaced the term ‘Vapin” for Dunkin’ in… Read more.
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A Lancaster, Pennsylvania vape shop is suing the district attorney and other law enforcement officials claiming they searched the business without a warrant and seized legal hemp-derived THC products, FOX43 reports. The lawsuit by Smooth Vape, LLC names District Attorney Heather Adams, a lieutenant with the Lancaster County Drug Task Force (LCDTF), three unnamed members of the LCDTF, and Lancaster County itself. The lawsuit alleges that Adams ordered the LCDTF to carry out raids on smoke shops and vape shops and that… Read more.
Since 510-thread batteries first became ubiquitous in the cannabis industry more than a decade ago, they have been lauded as a reasonable standard that gave consumers the freedom to choose what products they plugged into their batteries. The 510-thread paradigm sidestepped one of the biggest problems that has dogged the consumer-electronics industry for years: technology lock-in spurred by proprietary chargers and accessories specific to brands or even products. But 510 devices have their own limitations, many of which have been… Read more.
Sky Labs was slapped with a $100,000 fine last month for failing compliance testing. This story was republished with permission from Crain’s Detroit. Michigan regulators issued a recall of marijuana vape cartridges sold around the state allegedly containing banned chemicals. The Cannabis Regulatory Agency issued the recall of the cartridges under the brand name Flight with flavors called Grease Monkey, Space Ether, and Bubblegum. The cartridges were manufactured by Sky Labs LLC in Mt. Morris, north of Flint. The CRA already… Read more.
A recent study claimed to show vaped CBD is more harmful than vaped nicotine, and while several news outlets have reported on it, they all missed numerous flaws in the methodology. As a result of numerous confounding variables, there is no way to actually show that any of the harms they found were from CBD, and not one of the many other chemicals in the oil. High Times spoke to several cannabis vaping experts in an effort to nip this story in the bud,… Read more.
Cannabis vaping has become a popular method of consumption for both medicinal and recreational purposes. Despite the challenging economic landscape, the cannabis market has seen a surge in sales, with vape pens significantly contributing to this growth. Vape pens have demonstrated remarkable resilience in the cannabis market, and this trend is predicted to continue as a new generation of buyers enters the market. Thanks to their ease of use, vape pens have become dominant on dispensary shelves, outpacing other cannabis… Read more.