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Posted On December 16, 2015By Vapor NewsIn Headline News, Legislation

E-cigarettes big loser in spending bill

A major lobbying effort to shield many e-cigarette products from federal regulation has gone up in smoke. By Robert King – December 16, 2015 A $1.1 trillion spending bill released early Wednesday did not include a rider to change the grandfather date in upcoming federal regulations for e-cigarettes. The decision means that a majority of e-cigarettes on the shelves will need to get clinical testing and approved by the Food and Drug Administration, an action advocates say could kill the burgeoning industry. The rider focused on a requirement in aRead More
MINNEAPOLIS — Since October, officials from the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have been meeting with interested parties that want to provide feedback and/or concerns about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed tobacco deeming regulations. By Thomas A. Briant – December 09, 2015 This OMB regulatory review process involves analyzing the economic benefits and costs of proposed federal regulations. On Friday, December 4th, NATO President Mary Szarmach and NATO Executive Director Thomas Briant met with OMB officials to discuss NATO’s concerns with the FDA deeming regulations.Read More

Posted On December 14, 2015By Vapor NewsIn Headline News, Health


New Gallup poll shows that Americans quit smoking at a rate higher than ever before. The new report comes a month after CDC revealed an increase in the usage rate of e-cigarettes. By Renee Randazzo – December 13, 2015 According to the Gallup poll, the higher decline (12 percent compared to 10 years ago) has been observed in the young adults, aged 18 to 29. Among young adults, only 22 percent have been reporting to smoke tobacco cigarettes in 2015. If in the early 2000s, this was the population withRead More
A deeper look into the proposed new regulations for electronic cigarettes, and why many experts claim they could signal a death knell for many businesses in the industry. By Jerry – November 11, 2015 If you pay attention to the news and chatter around vaping communities, or have been following us on Google+ (which you should absolutely do, by the way), you know that the biggest news story over the past month in the vaping world has been the waiting game surrounding new electronic cigarette legislation. The process behind gettingRead More