Over the past year there have been several global gatherings. Vape expo was the most recent one. Of course it's no match for Russian expos, but for a first time it was pretty good. The tobacco lobby spreads horror stories about vaping. The most common one is the "fluid in lungs" tale. There have been articles in the yellow press, even the TV news harassed us a couple times, but mostly it all was along the lines of "We don't know what's in there, what if it's harmful, what if it's worse than the analog, but no one has tested them, and they explode, too...". There's no ban on vaping in public, but our people try not to cross the line. People are literally creeped out by DL vapers on the streets, it's just not as popular around here yet.