Here at First Hand Smoke, your destination for
vaporizer, vape pen and electronic cigarette reviews,
we’re a group of devoted vapers.

We all use vaporizers, eGo/vape pens and e-cigarettes regularly and want to share all we've learned. We do that with a full rundown of facts and information in our “resources” section, the very latest news about devices and vaping in our “news” section, and our opinions on the best vapes and e-cigarettes on the market in our reviews section.

Of course, we're pro-vaping. But our editor-in-chief also is a trained journalist, so we've done the best we can to keep our site as objective as possible. We do our best to make sure our resource articles are balanced and fair; we don't choose just "positive" stories for our news section; and our e-cigarette reviews are completely honest, representing our panel's unbiased opinions on each vape pen, vaporizer or ecig that's included.

On our front page, you'll first see our choices for the top four tank/eGo personal vaporizers, which are more advanced than ecigs but have become the most popular.vaping options. Next, you'll see a similar listing for "traditional" e-cigarettes with replaceable cartridges, the simplest type of rechargeable systems. Links to all of our reviews are below those listings, and our exclusive discount coupon codes are on each review page. Also on the front page you'll see the very latest in unbiased e-cigarette news (as well as our own opinions, clearly marked), plus our comprehensive electronic cigarette resources section.

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Halo Triton

The Halo Triton is tied for our choice for best tank/vape pen in a quickly-expanding market. As Big Tobacco moves to...

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VaporFi Pro

VaporFi (formerly known as Vapor Zone) has quickly made quite a name for itself in the e-liquid and electronic...

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V2 Pro Series 7

If you’re ready to take a step up from a vape pen, you owe it to yourself to check out the V2 Pro Series 7...

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V2 Pro Series 3

For quite some time, V2 Cigs has a big player in the electronic cigarette world; over the last couple of years,...

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V2 Cigs

We’ve tried so many e-cigarettes over the last few years that it was difficult to sort out a top three, let alone a...

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South Beach Smoke

South Beach Smoke burst on the e-cigarette scene with lots of hype and celebrity buzz, so we were a little skeptical...

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Vapor Couture

It’s surprising to us that most electronic cigarette companies haven’t specifically targetted products to...

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Some people “need” a Mercedes. For others, a Honda will do just fine. That’s not a terrific analogy,...

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Teen Smoking Down, E-Cig Use Up

The US Centers For Disease Control and Prevention have released new research showing that teen use of tobacco has...

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Daily Use Of Tank Systems Helps Smokers Quit?

Two new studies have been published in the journal Addiction and Nicotine & Tobacco, on the subject of electronic...

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Questions On Claims Of Shrinking E-Cig Sales

A debate has begun over a recent report claiming that sales of e-cigarettes have dropped substantially over the past...

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Lung Group Calls For E-Cig Ban Or Limits

One of the world’s major lung research organizations, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies, has...

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How Electronic Cigarettes Work – A Primer

E-cigarettes all work in basically the same way, whether they’re cheap disposables, “cartridge”...

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Just How Safe Are Electronic Cigarettes?

You never see claims anywhere, even from manufacturers of e-cigarettes, that they’re safe. There are legal and...

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E-Cigarette and E-Liquid Ingredients

The safety of electronic cigarettes is still an open question, since no rigorous and conclusive scientific studies...

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The History Of The Electronic Cigarette

In 1963, Herbert Gilbert came up with the idea of the first “smokeless cigarette.” This was, technically,...

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