Find Out Vape Friendly Cities U.S With Rankings

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While there are cities which are welcoming vapers with friendly policies, there are some finding it hard with public vaping. We have compiled a list of 6 most friendly and least friendly cities across U.S.

E-cigarettes is quite popular among smokers and new vaping rules and policies are widely discussed on media and social platforms. The regulators are facing constant challenge to make best policy regarding the use and sale of e-cigarettes and other nicotine vapor products.


Recently a new detailed report by R Street Institute was released which listed American cities based on the regulations and taxation surrounding vapor products. R Street Institute is a Washington D.C. based think tank conducting free market research. The researchers have used a grading system and given a particular score to each of 52 major cities across the United States. To find out where your city (or neighboring city) ranks, you need to scroll below.

6 Most Vape Friendly Cities in America

  • Virginia Beach
  • Virginia
  • Arizona cities
  • Phoenix
  • Tucson
  • Mesa

6 Least Vape-Friendly Cities in America

  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Minneapolis
  • Philadelphia
  • Seattle
  • 8 cities in California

Ranking “Vape-Friendly” Cities

As per the data Virginia Beach and Virginia are termed as the best vape friendly cities with A+ rating. Following the list are Arizona, Phoenix, Tucson and Mesa with A grades. Other than being vape friendly cities, all cities are good vacation spots too. Now the vapers know where to head for their next vacation.

The vapers of Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Seattle, and eight cities in California might not feel good as these cities are down the list with F grades. It clearly indicates that vaping policies and regulations in these cities are not vape friendly that have worsen with the bans and excise taxes.

You can read the full report and can also explore the map to see your favorite city’s VapeScore at

Author Ruby S

Ruby S is Writer and Editor @Buy ECigarette Online. She is a vaping enthusiast and love trying and mixing different flavors.

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