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PG juice at Walgreens?

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  1. DyZiE

    DyZiE Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 1, 2009
    Monterey, Ca
    So i think i remenber reading somewhere in here that you can buy pg juice from some walgreens or perhaps at some grocery stores.
    so has anyone else found pg juice anywhere besides online? and if i were find it in walgreens where (what section) would it be. what is it generally sold as/for?


    BARENETTED Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 22, 2009
    I believe you can get it in a health food store as well as a pharmacy.

    I got mine from a pharmacy.
  3. souporvapor

    souporvapor Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 9, 2009
    Everett, WA
    Haven't found PG at all. VG available at local health food co-op
    at twice the price (over $16/16 oz) as a chain 'super' vitamin supplement store.
    PS - the supplement store also had a 4 oz bottle - easy to try out before a major investment.

    Blessings in all your choices
    No SmokeKat
  4. TropicalBob

    TropicalBob Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 13, 2008
    Port Charlotte, FL USA
    It sure isn't "juice" so don't ask for that! Tractor Supply has it in my area. A pharmacy might have it if you ask for propylene glycol, pharmaceutical grade.
  5. mastervapor

    mastervapor Full Member

    CVS in the cosmetics dept. Usually on the bottom shelve. Pure glyserine. Around $6.00.
  6. Randall Fox

    Randall Fox Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Feb 9, 2009
    Sparks, NV, USA
    VG (vegetable glycerine) can be found at wal-mart or almost any drug store in the Rx skin care section. $3-5 for 6-12 oz. It is used as a skin moisturizer.

    PG (propylene glycol) can be found at almost any feed store. $20-30 per gallon. It is used to prevent/treat ketosis in cattle.

    Make sure you get USP grade to ensure quality, and it would be a good idea not to mention its intended use.
  7. DyZiE

    DyZiE Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 1, 2009
    Monterey, Ca
    is it safe to use pure glycorine <--- impossible to spell and too lazy to spell check (google is a great spell check)
  8. Elendil

    Elendil Assclown Exterminator Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Mar 28, 2009
    IL USA
    Farm & Fleet or Tractor Supply Co. Are excellent and inexpensive sources. Make sure to get USP grade..........
  9. Space Cowboy

    Space Cowboy Full Member

    May 2, 2009
    I got lucky at a local feed store. Finally found some on a clearance shelf $12 for a gallon.
  10. hobson

    hobson Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 28, 2009
    I purchased glycerin at CVS and then read the tiny print on the back that said 'for external use only' so I opted to get NOW glycerin from Whole Foods. Walgreens pharmacies in Houston would not sell PG to me so after much searching I found a compounding pharmacy. If the bottle has proper labeling they will sell it without a prescription.
  11. zazz

    zazz Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 11, 2009
    yeah, so is it ok to use the glycerin at walmart pharmacy? i saw some for like $3 a bottle. i didnt look for much details but it said something like 99% glycerin and something else.
  12. Flitzanu

    Flitzanu Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 9, 2009
    Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.
    why not mention your intended use?

    as for Walgreens, ask the pharmacist if they can sell you PG. they use it in compounding. in OK, they WILL NOT sell it. i've heard others say they bought it just fine in other states, so just ask.
  13. rfun6

    rfun6 Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 17, 2009
    Tennessee ....
    I found the glycerin usp grade at Walmart. But they didn't have the VG (vegetable glycerine) at the walmart I went to. I would like to have some of that too, just to try and have on hand.
  14. Bones

    Bones Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 3, 2009
    Austin, Texas
    USP Food Grade is the Vegetable Glycerine - VG
    Yea - I think I know the one you mean - Had it in my hand and put it down -
    It should say USP FOOD GRADE - Either on the front or in the description
    I would not trust anything else - I got it at Whole Foods $8.?? for a 16oz -
    Mine says "Vegetable Glycerine 100% Pure" Right on the front made by NOW personal Care

    You don't want something that just says Glycerine - That's something else altogether I think.

    Propylene Glycol is the other one that is in all the carts - PG - can get at Tractor Supply Dionne Keotosis Treatment Gallon Cattle Medicine - 2209731 | Tractor Supply Company

    And - What is up with places not wanting to sell PG? They think you cooking crack or something? - That's an odd item to withold :confused:
  15. dtsalkire

    dtsalkire Full Member

    May 10, 2009
    At first I looked at CVS and no one there could help me find it. I found it at MidWest Vapor and got both PG and VG for 4.00 a bottle. I didnt want to take a chance and get the wrong stuff. This way I know its the right stuff and it was cheap. I find their Juice very good and I received it in 2 days of ordering.
  16. DyZiE

    DyZiE Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 1, 2009
    Monterey, Ca
    If you cant find PG. (i went everywhere and every pharmacist either told me "we dont sell compounding material" or the looked at me stupid and said "how do you spell that") Go to a walmart pharmacy and they will order it for you $9 for a pint (480ml) mine was in the next day.

    how this helps

    oh and btw you can sometimes find U.S.P. with the skin ointments (calamine lotion and stuff like that) and it works the same. it may say some stuff about not injesting but ive never had a problem with it. as long as it says U.S.P. or F.A.A.
  17. FlyingIrishman

    FlyingIrishman Full Member

    Jun 18, 2009
    Denver, CO
    Why do you guy's buy PG? I am new to this....

  18. Bones

    Bones Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 3, 2009
    Austin, Texas
    To dilute the ready made juices - or if you smoke no nicotine juice and want to make your own flavors - The ready made juice is mostly PG base of 80-95% -

    So are you guys sure that the stuff that just says Glycerine at Walgreen's is VG - I figured it was ok but there are many kinds of Glycerine other than Vegetable - What is that other 1%? - I think I'll stick to the ones that say %100 Pure FOOD GRADE - You could also say that you've been eating small amounts of rat poison for a while and not noticed anything - but that don't make it good for you -
  19. eatmeat

    eatmeat Full Member

  20. eatmeat

    eatmeat Full Member

    Product Features

    Size: 16 fl.oz

    • 100% Pure
    • Safe for both topical and internal use
    • Cleans, softens and moisturizes your skin:D
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