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Proponents of electronic cigarettes applauded the recent dismissal of former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and hope his replacement will be more accepting of the tobacco-alternative practice called vaping. By Jennifer Graham | May 1st, 2017 Murthy, a Harvard-educated physician appointed by former President Barack Obama, was an outspoken critic of e-cigarettes during his 28-month term. The nurse installed as his temporary replacement was Murthy’s deputy, but it’s not yet clear if Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams shares her former boss’s opinion that e-cigarettes are a public health threat — or, forRead More
ONE AREA of rampant regulatory abuse the Trump Administration should attack is the war against e-cigarettes. By Steve Forbes | February 28th, 2017 “Vaping” has been a godsend for people who are trying to quit smoking. It gives users the kick from nicotine without inhaling all the tars and other substances that make smoking cigarettes so lethal. Yet a perverse mind-set reigns among health regulators and fanatical anti-smoking crusaders: Against all honest scientific evidence, they equate vaping with lighting up actual cigarettes. They claim, with no credible justification, that e-cigarettes areRead More
As tobacco and vaping companies focus on new smoking products that are potentially less harmful- By Jilian Mincer | January 18th, 2016 the industry sees an opening for rolling back rules on these products under the Trump administration. Donald Trump’s surprise election victory in November, and his pledges to reduce federal regulations on business, led tobacco lobby groups to draft a new plan of action, according to company executives, lobbyists and consultants interviewed by Reuters. The immediate goal is to delay implementation of new regulations on the latest generation of e-cigarettesRead More

Posted On November 15, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Vapers Could Benefit From Trump Presidency

For at least one group in the US, the election results spurred more crossed-fingers than wrung hands: By Kaleigh Rogers | November 14th, 2016 Vaping advocates are hopeful Trump could soften regulations that threaten the industry. Vaping advocates have been scrambling to find a solution after the Food and Drug Administration announced strict regulations on the industry this year. Many in the industry claim the regulations could threaten thousands of businesses, but legislative efforts to tweak the rules haven’t gained much traction. Now that Donald Trump has won the election,Read More

Posted On October 6, 2016By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Gary Johnson Wants To Save The Vape Industry

Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has a simple message for American vapers: Let me be your hero. By Hudson Hongo | October 5th, 2016 The Johnson campaign recently became the first to openly champion vapers’ rights, issuing a statement criticizing last week’s suspiciously vape-less presidential debate. “What you’ll never hear from those candidates is how the economy is being killed by excessive regulation,” wrote Jim Wallace, the Johnson campaign’s national director. “Vaping, a new industry offering products as a healthier alternative to smoking, is about to be regulated out of existence.Read More