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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 market on a health/quit smoking […]

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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-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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Online vape vendors need to beef up age verification

Gregory Conley FDA released the results of their first set of minor ban compliance tests. This set is entirely convenience / drug stores and online sellers. Do you want online sales to be banned? Because this is how you get online sales banned. Edit: At least one company did have age verification installed. Read their […]

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Learn all about California Prop 56

WHAT DOES THIS PROP 56 DO? On November 8th, when Californians vote for the next President, they will also vote on Proposition 56 which increases the tax on tobacco cigarettes and creates a new tax of 70% or more on vapor products (electronic cigarettes) which contain nicotine. Source: Lean all about California Prop 56

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NFPA report – The Smoking-Material Fire Problem

One of the main reasons I was drawn to vaping was the reduction of fire hazard- California, especially in NorCal, has been subject to huge widlfires over the last three years.This NFPA report includes analysis of fires involving smoking materials (i.e., tobacco products), including recent trends, data from other countries, and what materials are most […]

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