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Monthly Archives: July 2016

China: Vaping’s secret weapon to battle the FDA e-cig regulations? – VAPES

In January 2016, China also helped create a vaping advocacy group called the Shenzhen Electronic Vaporizer Industry Association (SEVIA).  Members include vaping manufacturers like Kangertech, Innokin, Aspire, Joyetech, and Smok while the organization also invites all vendors to join regardless of their geographical location. SEVIA supports the Cole-Bishop Amendment, essential […]

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Confusion still reigns over e-cigs

Dismissing the use of the EU’s TPD and America’s TCA to regulate e-cigs as “rubbish”, Clive Bates says they have resulted in an outcome that’s “worse than doing nothing”. He is the director of Counterfactual Consulting, a Britain-based public interest consultancy and advocacy practice. As an example, he questions the […]

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What vape shops can’t do for you anymore after Aug 8 2016

Effective Aug 8th!Due to the FDA Deeming Regulations….**** Disclaimer – I am not an attorney. Do not take this as any type of legal advice. Consult your own attorney for their interpretation of the FDA regs or ask the FDA directly yourself. What is below is what is happening in […]

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Retailers fined $28.5k for illegal online e-cig sales

For retailers in states like Utah where a ban of online e-cig sales is already in place, advocacy groups warn vendors to read the new regulations thoroughly, especially if retailers want to continue selling e-cigs and vaping products online illegally.  The court-issued fine may only be a few hundred dollars, […]

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Altria Urges Changes in FDA E-Cigarette Regulations that Would Decrease Its Share of Vaping Market and Help Save Many Smaller Manufacturers

In a move that casts serious doubt on anti-tobacco groups’ maligning of the motives of the tobacco companies in marketing vaping products, Altria Client Services, on behalf of Nu Mark (the maker of Mark Ten e-cigarettes), has submitted comments to the FDA that blast its pre-market tobacco application (PMTA) requirements […]

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Let’s rally to Save the Vape My Friends! 

excerpt [Larry Faircloth]Ever since I first was elected, I chose the campaign slogan: Together, WE Make a Difference. I believe those words. One person alone can not accomplish it all. But together, we can move mountains my friends. So, lets do this. Whether you can give 10, 25, 50, 100 […]

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Senator Johnson Vs The FDA Part III

 Senator Ron Johnson (R, Wisconsin), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has taken the FDA to task recently while seeking answers regarding the agencies deeming regulation of the electronic cigarette/vaping industry.Since the FDA made its regulations public, the Senator has written 3 letters, each requesting in-depth information about […]

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New clinical study shows exclusive e-cigarette use reduces exposure to harmful chemicals similar to complete smoking cessation 

[excerpt]London, 13 July 2016 – New peer-reviewed research published today shows that smokers who completely substitute conventional cigarettes with commercial e-cigarettes experience dramatic reductions in exposure to harmful chemicals that are thought to contribute to tobacco-related diseases, not that dissimilar to complete smoking cessation. The clinical findings, reported in the […]

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