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LakeOfVape

My nickname is Kathologist and I am a practicing Vapologist. Proud member of CASAA Vaping has improved my life by reducing the harm and other annoying things about smoking cigarettes. No more mess- dirty ashtrays, butts laying around, trying to light up in out of the way designated areas, almost no fire hazard and a lot of control over what you are putting in your body: flavor, liquid types [all food grade approved by FDA] The vaping devices run from disposable to DIY and and a flexible product line that is inexpensive to start with.

Latest FDA-CTP bombshell

drugs, devices, combination products, and tobacco products Today, the FDA pre-released another confusing missive, this time aimed at widening their determinations of evidence of medical claims; ENDS as a medical device. Around page 26 is some telling verbage regarding theraputic claims- not just from marketing/manufacturers, but from anywhere they see […]

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A deeper look into addiction

I read the book Chasing The Scream not long ago. It brought up A LOT of food for thought. Everyone agrees cigarette smoking is one of the most addictive processes around. The chemical hooks in tobacco come from a drug inside it called nicotine. So when nicotine patches were developed […]

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Draft HIQA report says vaping is a cost-effective way to help smokers quit – IVVA

(excerpt) An analysis of Eurobarometer data recently published in the journal ”Addiction” found that across the EU, vaping has been responsible for 6.1 million smokers eliminating their tobacco use. Most notably, however is the recognition in the assessment that if the numbers of smokers switching to vaping increases, it will […]

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Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes | CASAA

A Historical Timeline of Electronic Cigarettes 1930s  – 2016 1930: The first documented reference to an electronic cigarette is a patent granted to Joseph Robinson in 1930 (filed in 1927). It was never commercialized and it is not entirely clear that even a prototype of this primitive device was manufactured. 1960s: Herbert A. […]

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The Future of Vaping: 15 E-Cig Experts Share Their Predictions For 2017

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Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET

Vapor Industry Webinar Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:30 pm ET 2017 is around the corner but vapor consumers and the vapor industry face continued uncertainty at the federal and state levels while manufacturers deal with and compliance issues and regulatory confusion. For up to the minute information on topics vital […]

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E-Cigarette Summit 4: Vape Heavy Weights Debate

This summary of the summit condenses my five years of watching the vape issue unfold- I’ll jump straight to the panel discussion here as there was some criticism of the BMA.Sara Jakes of the New Nicotine Alliance pointed out in the panel discussion that e-cig companies are not allowed to […]

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Contact Congress – Stop the Vape Ban

This page will connect you with your correct legislative reps and remind them of the Cole-Bishop Bill that will change the grandfather date on liquid nicotine devices – otherwise 3+ generations of innovation will no longer be legally available to USA. Source: Contact Congress – Stop the Vape Ban

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FDA’s Establishment Registration and Product Listing Deadline is Fast Approaching 

Section 905(b) of the Tobacco Control Act requires every person who owns or operates any “establishment” in the United States that manufactures, prepares, compounds, or processes a &quo Source: FDA’s Establishment Registration and Product Listing Deadline is Fast Approaching – Are You Prepared? | The National Law Review

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FDA-CTP Final Ruling not so final

FDA is withdrawing the direct final rule because the Agency received significant adverse comment. FDA will consider the comments we received on the direct final rule to be comments on the companion proposed rule published at 81 FR 52371 (August 8, 2016).

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