FDA Extends Public Comment Period
The public will have more time to weight in on a federal proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the public comment period slated to end July 9th is being extended an additional 30 days to August 8th after getting a lot of input on how to ...Continue Reading...
Your Chance To Vape In The Air May Be Over If Pallone Doesn’t Back Off
Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging the agency to finalize a rule that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, on commercial aircraft. This rule, originally proposed ...Continue Reading...
The FDA Admits Over Reaching In Recent Proposal
Click To Read Full FDA Proposal The FDA Is Over Reaching So, how is it that I believe the FDA is over-reaching? Well, if you read Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations ...Continue Reading...
The Master Settlement Agreement and E-Cigs
So some regulators are suggesting that the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement should be modified to now included electronic cigarettes and the companies producing them. This seems extraordinarily unlikely to happen, and if it does, it seems unlikely to hold up against any scrutiny in the ...Continue Reading...
UK E-Cig Companies Join Forces With MHRA Meeting
The Medical Health Regulatory Authority (MHRA) which is responsible for regulating all medical products in the UK, have held their first meeting to discuss document MLX364. This proposes implementing licensing restrictions on the sale of Electronic Nicotine Devices, which are commonly referred ...Continue Reading...
What Does The FDA Tobacco Bill Mean For Electronic Cigarettes?
The new Brand Protection Act as some are calling it, was signed into law by president Obama on June 22nd, 2009. The actual bill is called H.R.1256, The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and essentially gives the FDA regulatory control over tobacco products. Many argue that the ...Continue Reading...
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