Halo Customer Spotlight: Kathryn from Northern California

Kathryn was a smoker for 35 years. She tried nicotine gum and patches, but nothing helped her quit. Halo: What made you start vaping? Kathryn: I was hospitalized twice for heart problems and even had to carry nitroglycerin around with me. I was a smoker for 35 years. I tried gum and patches to quit smoking, and nothing seemed to

Halo Retailer Spotlight: Go Vapor of Nebraska

Go Vapor co-owner Andrea Watkins would cough in the middle of the night because of her smoking habit. She turned to vaping, and now she and her husband Shiva Kumar sell vape products to help others quit smoking. Halo: Where did your store name come from? Andrea: Well, it was actually quite simple. We, you know, wanted people to “Go

Get to Know Our Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, we wanted to give our typical “Get to Know Halo” post a military makeover. Today we introduce to you some of the men and women behind Halo, but most importantly, the men and women who have dedicated their lives for the wonderful country we live in. We can’t thank them enough! Jeffrey Stamler Halo employee

Halo Customer Spotlight: Janet from Cleveland, Ohio

Janet’s friends kept telling her she couldn’t complete a sentence without coughing. Four and a half years later, she’s a full-time vaper and feeling healthier. Halo: Where are you from? Janet: Suburbs outside of Cleveland, Ohio. Halo: What made you start vaping? Janet: Friends telling me that, “Do you know you can’t complete one sentence without coughing?” Halo: What are

Military Family Appreciation Month Is Here

Every year, the month of November is declared as Military Family Appreciation Month. This month-long celebration recognizes the selflessness from servicemembers’ families and their commitment to our country. Military spouses and family members have to relocate often and deal with frequent deployments, so we need to show them our appreciation. We created a list with some ways you can show

Halo Retailer Spotlight: VapeEscape of Delaware

Kelly Ottinger is the Marketing Director for VapeEscape. Several staff members have had a family member die from serious lung issues, and the business wants to help people break that cycle … Halo: Where did the name VapeEscape come from? Kelly: Our clients were literally escaping from their former lives of smoking cigarettes. Our owner Scott felt really passionate about

Debunking Vaping Urban Myths: 4 Things You Must Stop Believing ASAP

Last year our company participated in a local business event where we provided gourmet cupcakes as refreshments to people who stopped by our table. More than one well-meaning visitor asked if the cupcakes were made with e-liquids(!) This one incident alone underscores just how little the public still knows about vaping, either through a lack of information or through misinformation

Halo Customer Spotlight: DC from Everywhere

“DC” smoked a tobacco pipe for over 30 years. Now he takes in less nicotine and feels more satisfied and calm with vaping. Halo: Where are you from? DC: Born in Denver, raised in the Air Force. Served in the Army. A true lifetime “nomad.” Everywhere is good as long as you don’t panic. Halo: What made you start vaping?

Halo Retailer Spotlight: Platoon Daddy Vapes of Tomah, WI

Military veteran William Bacon opened Platoon Daddy Vapes to help fellow vets and others quit smoking. Halo: How long have you been in business? William: We have been in business for just over a year. Halo: Where did the name “Platoon Daddy Vapes” come from? William: Being in the military for so long, you end up hearing a lot of

Politics as Usual: E-Liquid Flavor Ban of the Month

“I don’t know many adults who would like to inhale bubble gum or strawberry vapor.” – Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal Ms. Linda Rosenthal, a Manhattan-based lawmaker, is currently leading efforts to ban the sale of flavored e-liquids in New York, motivated by the erroneous belief that they have been designed to appeal to children. Sigh. Ms. Rosenthal, we know you mean

Get to Know Halo: Movies That Scare Us

At Halo, we ain’t afraid of no ghost, but put us in front of a scary movie and we might be singing a different tune. We’ll be calling the Ghostbusters the next time we watch these movies. “The Blair Witch Project” “The Blair Witch Project” got a good scare out of me. The shaky camera work made it so realistic

Halo Customer Spotlight: Carol from North Carolina

Carol never wanted to stop smoking, but knew that after smoking for 40 years, her health would suffer if she continued to smoke. Halo: Where are you from? Carol: I’ve lived in Shallotte, North Carolina since 1998. (I’m) originally from Long Island, New York. Halo: What made you start vaping? Carol: Initially, to cut down on cigarettes and to not

Halo Retailer Spotlight: Premium eJuice Samples of Vaughan, ON

Premium eJuice Samples founder Stuart Rosenfarb smoked cigarettes for 23 years before vaping helped him quit. Then he went into the business … Halo: How long have you been in business? Stuart: Almost three and a half years. Halo: Where did your store name come from? Stuart: With the thousands of e-juices currently available within the North American market, most

Stoptober: Smoking Cessation Season Is Here

“E-cigarettes are a great way to help combat nicotine cravings and carry a fraction of the risk of cigarettes.” – National Health Service (NHS) website Every October since 2012, Public Health England has held a 28-day “stop smoking” challenge. “Stoptober” is designed to give smokers all the resources and encouragement they need to break their bad habit.   As a

Halo Customer Spotlight: Jodi from New Hampshire

Jodi promised her mother she would quit smoking. She had her last cigarette on December 31, 2014 and never looked back. Halo: Where are you from? Jodi: I am originally from the Jersey Shore but call New Hampshire home now. Halo: What made you start vaping? Jodi: When my mom had a heart attack in 2014, I promised her I