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...
FDA Weighs Restrictions On Liquid Nicotine
US health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products. THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is responding to an uptick in nicotine poisonings reported by ...Continue Reading...
The Demise Of Traditional Cigarettes
The popularity of E-cigarettes could lead to the “demise” of cigarette smoking and save thousands of lives, but not until they are proven safe and are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That’s the message from two Georgetown University Medical Center ...Continue Reading...
E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For A Big Hit
The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis, Missouri area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities. That has many ...Continue Reading...
Top 3 Tobacco Makers Want FDA To Ban E-Cigs
Reynolds American Inc. has fired an expected shot across the bow of small vapor cigarette manufacturers. A Reynolds division recommended to the Food and Drug Administration in a 119-page submission that the agency ban the use of vapor electronic cigarettes. Traditional e-cigs are ...Continue Reading...
FDA Regulations Draw More Than 70,000 Comments
Tobacco companies and public health officials are debating the health consequences of using electronic cigarettes, as the comment period for the Food and Drug Administration’s new e-cigarette regulations closes today. A group of public health organizations, including the American Cancer ...Continue Reading...
Democrats Pushing For Action On E-Cigarettes
More than a dozen congressional Democrats urged the FDA Monday to move forward immediately on efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes. The agency is currently working on a formal rule to bring the burgeoning e-cigarette industry under its regulatory authority, a move that will ban sales to ...Continue Reading...
FDA Taking Comments On Regulations Till August 8th
The Food and Drug Administration has extended the deadline for comments on its plan to expand its regulation of tobacco products to include electronic cigarettes until August 8. Over 60,000 comments have been received so far. The FDA wants to regulate other tobacco products because the use of ...Continue Reading...
What Might Follow With FDA Regulations
So as far as I see it right now, most of the regulations that the FDA are proposing are quite reasonable despite the fact that there are many that I and maybe others disagree with. Right now, most of the regulations are geared toward safety such as making sure the chemicals in the e-liquid are ...Continue Reading...
Democrats Press For E-Cigarette Regulations
A group of senators has ramped up concerns about the safety of electronic cigarettes. An online blog reports that the Democrats, who previously focused on the children’s health concerns related to e-cigarette flavorings, are now focusing on new legislation that seeks to target the packaging ...Continue Reading...
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