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blu eCigs Welcomes The Return Of Company Founder Jason Healy As President
blu eCigs Welcomes The Return Of Company Founder Jason Healy As President

blu eCigs, a proven consumer choice in the electronic cigarette industry, is pleased to welcome Jason Healy as he resumes his role as company president. For the past year, Healy has been providing strategic counsel for the company, primarily focused on the brand’s creative marketing and product development efforts. Healy returns to the industry’s leading brand, as blu eCigs strives to further expand distribution and introduce more innovation to this quickly evolving product category.
- February 4, 2014
blu eCigs market watch
blu eCigs, today announced its support for a new law prohibiting the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors in the State of South Carolina. The purchase or sale of electronic cigarettes to people in South Carolina under age 18 will be illegal as a result of legislation passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley. "blu eCigs strongly supports and advocates for legislation or regulation that prevents the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors," said Jim Raporte, president of blu eCigs. "The company is pleased that South Carolina has joined the growing number of states who are adopting legislation to prohibit the sale or distribution of electronic cigarettes to minors."
- June 18, 2013
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
blu eCigs Covers Your Butt At Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival: blu eCigs joins forces with Clean Vibes Trading Post for first ever "Cover Your Butts" cigarette cleanup effort at North America's Largest Music Event. blu eCigs, today announced its partnership with the critically acclaimed Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival taking place from June 13-16 in Manchester, Tennessee. blu eCigs' unique activation space, coined The Vapor Lounge, will feature surprise guest appearances from some of this festival's top performers in the indie, rock, and hip-hop genres. blu eCigs will also partner with Clean Vibes to bring the "Cover Your Butts" cigarette cleanup effort and will also supply two winners with two general admissions passes to the festival through a Twitter giveaway.
- June 10, 2013
Governors Ball Music Festival
blu eCigs, the electronic cigarette company widely known for its products' superior style and quality, today announced its sponsorship of the popular Governors Ball Music Festival taking place from June 7 - 9 at New York's Randall's Island. blu eCigs' unique activation space, coined The Vapor Lounge, will feature surprise guest appearances from a few of the festival's well-known performers in the hip-hop, rock, and indie genres – getting close up and personal with fans. blu eCigs will also be giving away free tickets to the festival that is expecting a crowd of 45,000 per day.
- June 6, 2013
the wall street journal
blu eCigs Voices Its Support For New Alabama Law Prohibiting The Sale Of Electronic Cigarettes To Minors blu eCigs, the electronic cigarette brand widely known for superior style and quality, today announced its support for a new law prohibiting the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors in the State of Alabama. The purchase or sale of electronic cigarettes to people in Alabama under age 19 will be illegal as a result of legislation signed into law by Governor Robert J. Bentley.
- May 28, 2013
blu ecigs sasquatch
blu eCigs, the electronic cigarette company widely known for its products’ superior style and quality, today announced its sponsorship of the critically acclaimed Sasquatch! Music Festival taking place from May 24-27 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Washington. blu eCigs’ unique activation space, coined The Vapor Lounge, will feature surprise guest appearances from some of this festival’s top performers in the indie, rock, and hip-hop genres. blu eCigs will also conduct contest giveaways for coveted general admission tickets in the days leading up to the festival and VIP tickets – with access to premier viewing areas on all three stages – to attendees during this sold-out event.
- May 20, 2013
Recent State Legislation
blu eCigs, the electronic cigarette brand widely known for superior style and quality, today announced its support for recent legislation prohibiting the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. The purchase or sale of electronic cigarettes to people in Indiana and Mississippi under age 18 will be illegal beginning July 1, 2013, as a result of new laws recently passed by the legislatures and signed by the governors of both states.
- April 3, 2013
Jason Healy
blu eCigs founder Jason Healy, who still heads the electronic cigarettes business as president under Lorillard's umbrella, was reminiscing recently about last year's April 25 purchase, reading about our impression of the deal on and leaving a comment. Healy and I have since discussed where blu eCigs is today and what the future holds for the company and this controversial niche industry.
- March 27, 2013
blu eCigs Joins Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's IndyCar Program As Primary Sponsor At Long Beach And Associate For 2013 Season. blu eCigs will be the primary sponsor of #17 Indy car driven by 2011 winner Mike Conway at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and an associate sponsor of #15 Indy car driven by Graham Rahal for the 2013 IndyCar Series season.
- February 20, 2013
Electric Lounge Flyer
Last week the SXSW Music Festival invaded Downtown Austin and the blu Electric Lounge opened in the heart of West 6th Street. Three back to back days of showcases featured the best and brightest of labels like Dim Mak, Firepower, OM, Lavish Habits, Bond Music Group and Future Classics. -digi10ve
- March 18, 2013
blu eCigs has launched a new sponsorship campaign with ties to motorsports teams, music festivals and other types of events
- March 18, 2013
Austin Business Journal
blu eCigs Presents The Electric Lounge: blu eCigs' Electric Lounge to feature over 30 high-charged underground electronica and indie bands in 3 days during the wildly popular SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas
- March 11, 2013
Business NC
Business North Carolina Cover Story: A hot deal for an electronic-cigarette seller shows where there's no smoke, there's fire.
- March 2013
market watch
blu eCigs is 1st E-Cig Company to Adopt New Technology to Employ the Most Responsible and Comprehensive Approach to the Selling of E-Cigarettes Online to Adult Smokers
- July 12, 2012
blu Cig in Plurality trailer
Be sure to check out the new trailer for the short film Plurality directed by Dennis Liu. Can you spot blu being used? The official synopsis goes as follows
‐‐ "After the state of New York gives the police access to "The Grid," a new technology that allows people to purchase anything with a quick scan of their fingerprint, crime drops almost instantly. However, they also discover that certain people are popping up in two places at once." We don't know when the release date will be so stay tuned to blu for updates!
- June 8, 2012
Django Unchained
Check it out blu fans! Here are a few images we found of Leonardo DiCaprio using his blu eCigs on set of his latest feature film project Django Unchained. Sony Pictures and the Weinstein Company have released a synopsis of the new Quentin Tarantino flick. According to their synopsis “The follow-up to Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds, the film tells the story of a slave in the antebellum South who agrees to help a bounty hunter track down a violent pair of fugitives in exchange for help in finding his long-lost wife.”
- May 4, 2012
Wiki Blu Cigs
blu ecigs is extremely proud and excited to announce today our acquisition by one of the largest and oldest companies in America, Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third-largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the U.S and has a long and proud tradition that will compliment the passion of blu ecigs in the emerging electronic cigarette category.
- April 25, 2012
Much discussion and misleading information has been published on the topic of electronic cigarettes - their health aspects, their effectiveness as a tobacco alternative and their use as a cessation device. This article is not meant to add to this clutter or misinformation but rather to add some clarity.
- March 14, 2012
Couche Tard
On the heels of an impressive 2011 retail expansion, blu Cigs has started 2012 where it left off the previous year, by boosting the number of U.S. retail locations carrying blu to nearly 20,000. Now, the e-cigarette company is celebrating another milestone – expansion into the Canadian market– via a new partnership with Canadian convenience store giant, Couche-Tard.
- March 5, 2012
The Business Journals
blu Cigs President Urges Utah Senate to Dismiss Ban Bill Regulating E-Cigs and Hookah Limits Consumers' Freedom of Choice As the Utah State House voted 42-31 last week in favor of HB245, which would amend Utah's Indoor Clean Air Act to include electronic cigarettes and hookah, blu Cigs, the company that sells electronic cigarettes online and through over 13,000 brick-and-mortar retail vendors, is speaking out against the move.
- February 27, 2012
News Journal
Last call for smoking in Speedway grandstands
- February 21, 2012
Are Flavored Cigarettes Aimed at Kids? The following is a statement from Jason Healy, President of blu Cigs: Flavored cigarettes and to a lesser extent, electronic cigarettes, are a topic of much debate, so I'd like to examine both sides of the argument and add some more perspective to the discussion.
- February 13, 2012
This week, the North Myrtle Beach City Council in South Carolina passed the second and final reading of a new ordinance to regulate smoking within city limits, effective March 7. Noticeably absent from the ordinance were electronic cigarettes, which were expressly removed by council members before the vote. As public officials and lawmakers across the country continue to push for bans and tax hikes on e-cigarettes, blu Cigs commends the North Myrtle Beach council for its decision and for doing its own due diligence, and not letting misinformed public opinion or political posturing influence a rash choice.
- February 9, 2012
blu Cigs Defends Consumer Freedom, Stands Up To Irrational Statewide Smoking Ban Proposals and Tax Hikes on E-cigs. Company Maintains Support For Legislation Keeping Products Out of Minors' Reach.
- February 1, 2012
Read about the benefits of using blu Cigs the next time you go out for a night on the town in Nightclub & Bar Magazine! "We did a study, and we found that when people stayed inside to smoke, they were ordering 1.4 more drinks than they would have if they had been going outside," explains Blu Cigs President Jason Healey. "We found in the bars that we work with, they experience a solid increase in general sales because people aren't going outside as much. That's always positive."
- December 5, 2011
Check out blu Cigs feature in AdvertisingAge! "E-Cigarette Brands Spend More on Advertising and Keep Careful Watch on Health Claims"
- January 2, 2012
Market Watch
After a record-setting year of sales and industry-first product innovations, e-cigarette market leader blu Cigs is raising the bar once again, on track to significantly expand its retail channels heading into 2012. In the past four months alone, blu has gone from selling solely online to making its products available at over 10,000 retail locations nationwide - from Sheetz, H.E.B., and Meijer, at bars and independent stores, and major drugstore chains across the country.
- December 19, 2011
Checkout blu Cigs inclusion in the December 2011 issue of WIRED Magazine! "When not scoffing at old-timers who still rely on fire, devotees of blu, an e-cigarette, will be able to use their smart packs to swap info with nearby e-smokers and, presumably, talk about the joy of inhaling cherry-flavored nicotine vapor."
- December 1, 2011
Jason Healy, President of blu Cigs, discusses retail expansion and the pending FDA regulations on e-Cigs in November’s issue of Convenience Store Petroleum (CSP).
- November 1, 2011
Watch blu Cigs feature story on WCNC Charlotte, NC. "What we found is even more so with e-cigs [than traditional cigarettes], smokers are very proud of their product and brand. They want a community, which is why we created the social pack. It identifies who else is near you. At work, at the nightclub, even locates Blu retailers," says company president Jason Healy.
- November 15, 2011
The Great American Butt Clean
“E-cigarette company blu Cigs today announced it has teamed up with Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful for the first-ever Great American Butt Clean event taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, October 22. Every year, over 4.5 trillion cigarette butts litter millions of parks, sidewalks, public streets, neighborhoods and more, degrading the appearance of thousands of public places and polluting the environment. From 11 AM-1 PM on Saturday, blu Cigs, along with volunteers from Mecklenburg County, will collect and dispose of thousands of cigarette butts in an effort to clean up the uptown area of Charlotte.”
- October 18, 2011
"On the heels of a successful retail store launch earlier this summer, e-cigarette company blu Cigs today announced that it has expanded its in-store presence via a partnership with Sheetz, America's fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chain."
- October 11, 2011
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"Now, they've launched the long-awaited Smart Pack that alerts you of other users within 50 feet...for some enlightening small talk without the wrinkle-inducing ash"
- Engadget September 7th 2011
"We knew we had a groundbreaking product before we launched, but the response and sales have surpassed even our expectations. The orders have just been pouring in,” said Jason Healy, President of blu. “We spent months polling our customers on what they wanted next out of their e-cig, and the positively overwhelming demand just proves we got it right."
- September 20, 2011
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"blu Cigs, the e-cigarette brand delivering the superior style and flavor along with the freedom to enjoy smoking anywhere has just announced the official launch of its much-anticipated blu Smart Pack - the next evolution of the e-cig experience."
- September 7, 2011
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"So it looks like people are ready to slap the word "social" onto just about anything. Case in point: blu Cigs Smart Pack. It's a new offering from electronic cigarette maker blu Cigs that comes with a homing device to find nearby e-cig smokers and blu Cigs retail locations."
- September 5, 2011
Viral Video Winners
Thousands of fans submitted their creative take on a blu Cigs commercial but one video stood out from the rest. Sarah Helen, a California girl now studying in New Zealand, is the 1st place winner of a $10,000 cash prize for her video titled "Find the Ukulele".
- August 22, 2011
blu Cigs will be featured at a benefit for VH1's Save The Music Foundation charity event. "On Friday, August 26th, the Give Back Hollywood Foundation, a non-profit organization that connects charities to celebrities, will host a benefit for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, inviting celebrities and tastemakers to the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles for an afternoon of music and awareness. The event, which runs from 11AM-4PM, will be hosted by Vanessa Simmons with performances by The Braxton Sisters, Kalenna of Diddy-Dirty Money and Luke James, as well as appearances from some of today's biggest stars and students from VH1 Save The Music Foundation grant recipient schools."
- August 17, 2011
Wounded Warrior Vivid Vanilla Promotion
blu Cigs, the e-cigarette brand delivering superior style and flavor with the freedom to enjoy smoking anywhere, today announced that its popular line of Rechargeable Kit and disposable e-cigarettes are now available for purchase at H-E-B and Meijer - two of the largest regionally operated chain stores in the country.
- July 18, 2011
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blu Cigs is the title sponsor of Mic Check Live Presents Smash Mouth broadcasting live on HDNet’s Sunday Concert Series Monday, July 18, 2011.
Wounded Warrior Vivid Vanilla Promotion
blu Cigs, the e-cigarette brand delivering superior style and flavor with the freedom to enjoy smoking anywhere, has just announced its latest charitable initiative. Throughout the entire month of July, for every pack of Vivid Vanilla cartridges sold, blu Cigs will donate $1 to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) - a nonprofit organization offering programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.
- July 11, 2011
"blu Cigs will be attending UPP's Hole in One Lounge a lavish gifting oasis for pro athletes and celebrities participating in the golf tournament—in Celebration of the 22nd Annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship."
- July 12, 2011
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"blu has just launched a viral video contest to find its next commercial. Now through July 17th, create your own video featuring blu's popular rechargeable kit, and you could be entered to win $10,000 in cash. All it takes is three easy steps."
- June 29, 2011
blucigs warehouse
"As we roll out our retail distribution and demand for our product continues to grow, our partnership with APL will help guarantee our product is loaded, packaged and delivered in the most professional and efficient fashion possible."
- Jason Healy, President of blu Cigs
Lindsay Lohan with blu Cig
Check out blu Cigs mention in The Washington Post! "Leonardo DiCaprio has been seen with one. So have Katherine Heigl and Lindsay Lohan. The goodie isn't a multimillion-dollar film contract but an electronic cigarette, or "e-cig." E-cigs have been on the market for nearly seven years, but their appearance in the Hollywood spotlight hints at a newfound popularity."
- Washington Post, June 15, 2011
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"blu Cigs will be sponsoring the 2011, Melanie Segal's "Prepare LA" Red Cross Trend Lounge in celebration of the MTV Movie Awards. Celebrities Help raise Awareness for the Red Cross in the wake of Tornado Tragedies, while anticipating the MTV Movie Awards”
- June 3-4, 2011
blu branded nascar
"We’re extremely excited to become the first e-cigarette company to sponsor a top 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car.”

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"Companies have started adding the ability to communicate wirelessly to an increasing range of devices, like tablet computers, cars and refrigerators. Now they are doing it with cigarettes."
- The New York Times - New York Times May 11, 2011
blu at Kentucky Derby with Julie Benz
blu Cigs—featured gift at this year's Style Icon Luxury Gifting Suite for the 2011 Kentucky Derby! With all of the festivities that go along with the Kentucky Derby from galas, VIP receptions and the Derby itself—celebrities and athletes take time from their busy schedules to check out what blu Cigs are all about!
- Style Icon's Luxury Gifting Suite, Kentucky Derby - May 5-6, 2011
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blu Cigs new Smart Pack featured in ADWEEK - 'A New Kind of Love Story' "New apps take the search for sex and romance from the static world of dating sites to the real — and far grittier — one of sweat, smoke, and sizzle."
- ADWEEK- May 2, 2011
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"Partnering with Atrinsic Interactive - with its fully integrated, multi-channel programs and its industry-leading technology and customer support - will only increase and further extend that market awareness, while maintaining the consistency and integrity of our brand message across thousands of affiliate partners."
- April 27, 2011 REUTERS
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Check out blu Cigs feature story in Fast Company—Tuesday April 19, 2011

"Users will be able to sync their Smart Packs to their computers to change their profiles, see the people they've connected with, update privacy settings, or port over data to social media platforms like Facebook."
- Fast Company
blu cig rechargeable kit in the 2011 Everyone wins at the Oscars nominee Gift Bag
This year blu Cigs included their special edition Swarovski crystal rechargeable kits in the 2011 Everyone Wins at the Oscars Nominee Gift Bag. Watch as Lash Fary from Distinctive Assets mentions blu Cigs, which were featured on WCAU (NBC) Philadelphia The 10! Show.
Los Angeles Times: Smokeless Tobacco Sales Light Up
"Two new online studies try to clear the air around e-cigarettes."
- LA Times
Fox Business News: Electronic Cigarettes, Hot or Not?
Check out blu Cigs on Fox Business News.

"The move from tobacco to technology"
- Fox Business News
Newsday: Holy Smoke! What's With All This Vaping?
Holy Smoke! What's With All This Vaping?

"In the new Sony Pictures thriller "The Tourist," the e-cig makes its most high profile appearance yet, between the fingers of Johnny Depp."
- Newsday
Chicago Tribune: Smokeless Tobacco On the Rise
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"Smokeless Tobacco on the Rise"— "For the first time, viable alternatives exist..."
- Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times: Smokeless Tobacco Sales Light Up.
"Smokeless Tobacco Sales Light Up."
- LA Times
Blu Cigs and Global Exec Aviation Announce Partnership
(November 2, 2010) "Blu Cigs, maker of electronic cigarettes that offer the taste but not the tobacco found in a regular cigarette, is partnering with a charter jet company to provide free samples to passengers. It hopes some commercial airlines will consider following suit."
- USA Today
While eventually the e-cigarette industry will have stricter federal regulations - until that time, we've taken it upon ourselves to ensure blu Cigs are the best on the market.
- PR Newswire
Blu Cigs and Global Exec Aviation Announce Partnership
Charlotte, NC (October 20, 2010) "bluCigs, a leading US manufacturer of e-cigarettes, has just announced an exciting partnership with Global Exec Aviation (GEA), a premier luxury charter jet service based in Southern California. An ARG/US Gold safety rated air carrier, GEA will now provide complimentary in-flight packs of blu disposable e-cigarette singles to its exclusive Fortune 500 and celebrity clientele – allowing its passengers to satisfy cravings to smoke without impacting air travel safety or disturbing other non-smoking customers."
- Global Exec Aviation Press Release
The Balancing Act
Check out blu Cigs, the alternative to tobacco products, on the Lifetime TV morning show The Balancing Act. It airs on June 28 at 7am. Host Beth Troutman lauds how “the latest in technology has gotten rid of second hand smoke completely. You don't want to miss this show".
- The Balancing Act
Blu Cigs and Johnson Creek Announce Partnership
Charlotte, NC (March 22) – "The two most highly regarded companies in the fast growing electronic cigarette industry, blu Cigs and Johnson Creek Enterprises, the makers of Johnson Creek Original Smoke Juice, announced an exclusive partnership today which will see all blu flavors crafted entirely in the USA by Johnson Creek."
- Blu Cigs Press Release
Cigarette Reviews
"BluCigs has revolutionized cigarettes by providing an electric cigarette that allows you to smoke when and wherever you want. With the portable charger pack and many different flavors we find the Blu electronic cigarette to be the most convenient and cost-effective. BluCigs is our top recommended electronic cigarette."
- Cigarette Reviews
WFAE-FM (NPR), Charlotte, NC
"A brand new Charlotte company is doing very well for itself. Blu sells something known as electronic cigarettes… (Dr. Michael) Siegel (Boston University School of Public Health) says the research he's seen on e-cigarettes shows they're safer than traditional cigarettes. And he thinks they're perfect for people who have tried but can't stop smoking tobacco."
- WFAE-FM (NPR), Charlotte, NC
"A hip new brand of electronic cigarettes have recently hit the market called Blu Cigs. There are many different types of e-cigarettes and each one brings something unique but none have created as much buzz and excitement as Blu Cigs."
- Cigarettes Flavours
Charlotte Observer
"Blu Cigs embodies the change from tobacco to technology. While the big (tobacco) companies are trying to hold on to profits, Blu Cigs plans to expand."
- Charlotte Observer
The Giant Show, WKLS-FM Atlanta, GA
No second hand smoke, no chemicals; it let’s you enjoy your nicotine habit without all the hassles of cigarettes. Talk about it."
- The Giant Show, WKLS-FM Atlanta, GA
"With dozens of other electronic cigarette products on the market, Blu Cigs took its existing technologies and improved them by adding convenience, compact mobility and longer-lasting, healthier consumption."
- Xbiz
"There can be no doubt that smokers are living in an increasingly hostile world. Well, smokers can rejoice, because there is an intriguing new alternative: Blu Cigs, a smokeless electronic cigarette. Electronic Blu Cigs are actually non-cigarettes, meaning users can partake in any of the now-verboten venues, from restaurants to clubs to planes; the blue tip on the end gives eagle-eyed proprietors, bouncers, and flight attendants the 411 that there may be 'smoke,' but there’s no fire."
Tampa Tribune
"Could you imagine James Bond stirring his martini at an exotic casino while waiting for the battery to charge his electronic cigarette? Yes, the "smokeless cigarette" is hitting the market, promising devoted smokers a way to get a puff of nicotine and look, act and feel like they're smoking, but without burning tobacco. The device makes the classic pickup line "Got a light?" go the way of secondhand smoke."
The Tampa Tribune
Stan & Haney Show, WRXK-FM 96 K-Rock,  Ft. Myers, FL
"Stan and I are mighty impressed with this. Ever since the guys have been seen using their Blu E-Cigs, the studio has been full with chain smokers who are desperate to quit. Now my non-smoking lungs are being forced to sit next to the "Boy" who has not put down his Blu E-cigs once since the show began. I think the inventors of the blu e-cig have finally nailed it."
- Stan & Haney Show, WRXK-FM 96 K-Rock, Ft. Myers, FL
"blu eCigs perform somewhat like traditional cigarettes. They look, feel and taste the same, but blu eCigs deliver all the pleasures of smoking that are associated with traditional cigarettes."
"Blu Cigarettes 'blu' my mind, it’s like smoking a real cigarette, but without all the stuff that kills you or your wallet."