Federal Regulators Smack Down Vaping Industry
A policy rider that could’ve saved 99 percent of the e-cigarette of from de facto prohibition failed to make it into the House’s omnibus spending bill released Tuesday night. The rider would’ve changed the Food and Drug Administration‘s (FDA) rules requiring all e-cigarette products released ...Continue Reading...
Legislative Rider Could Save 99% Of The E-Cig Industry From Prohibition
Congress has just about two weeks to alter critical regulations that could spell the end of America’s e-cigarette industry and massively curtail choice for the country’s nine million vapers. A rider attached to the omnibus spending bill would change Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules ...Continue Reading...
Lawsuit Claims Vape Company Lied About Chemicals They Use
A group of three vapers has filed a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit for false advertising against a US company that makes flavored liquids for e-cigarettes. The suit alleges that Five Pawns, a high-end e-liquid manufacturer, violated state and federal false advertising laws by ...Continue Reading...
Disabled Could Be Biggest Victims If HUD Pushes Ban In Public Housing
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) threat to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public housing has been slammed as “cruel” and “unenforceable”. HUD has opened a 60 day consultation on whether to include vaping in its blanket ban on smoking in public housing. The new rule would ...Continue Reading...
More Than 9 Million Adults Vape Regularly in the United States
A recently released report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that in 2014, 3.7 percent of American adults used electronic cigarettes or vapor products on a regular basis. That figure represents more than 9 million adult consumers, according to the U.S. Census ...Continue Reading...
E-Cig Stores Struggle To Survive With 67 Percent Tax
You know the old adage: it ain’t over til the light-up “VAPE” sign is sold on Craigslist. Well, that means it’s really over for D.C. Vape Joint, the first e-cigarette store in the District. Co-owner Erik Miller says the new 67 percent tax on e-cig products forced his ...Continue Reading...
Alleged Leak Of E-Cigarette Regulations
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is demanding an investigation after a tobacco industry group claimed to have obtained a leaked copy of the Obama administration’s final rules for electronic cigarettes and conventional cigars. In a letter Thursday, the ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, ...Continue Reading...
New CDC Study Blows Away Popular E-Cig Criticism
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has blown a major hole in the case against e-cigarettes. Many of the most vehement critics of e-cigarettes fear the devices could prove to be a gateway drug and will raise the risk of non-smoking vapers being lured into trying the ...Continue Reading...
E-Cigs Stub Out Tobacco Industry’s Success
The global electronic cigarette market is already valued at more than $3bn, and analysts predict it will be triple that by 2017. Despite the words of warning from health professionals, the humble ‘e-cig’ has grown so popular that big tobacco has reason to be concerned. Currently, the global ...Continue Reading...
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