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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Not Conflicted, He Understands Vaping

Bloomberg has an article about  President Trump’s FDA Nominee, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, accusing him of conflict of interest because he understands the vape industry and has invested and served on the board of a company that sells electronic cigarettes. I

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FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017

Congress is Working on Legislation It is important to call your house and Senate representatives now while they work on new legislation.  A stand-alone bill has been submitted to Congress as HR 1136 that may help keep vapor products subject to

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Senator Ron Johnson’s New Letter to FDA

Senator Ron Johnson was not supposed to get re-elected if you listened to American pollsters this summer.  Infact, the entire US Senate was supposed to flip party.  Perhaps that is why the FDA snubbed his initial letter regarding the Deeming

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Donald Trump Can Change FDA Regulations and Save Vaping

President Elect Donald Trump is collecting guidance from US Citizens to help direct his first 100 days in office.  He could take action that saves vaping in the USA.  In its first 100 days, we need the new administration to

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Study Shows that Vaping is Not about Nicotine

Anybody who is in the industry could tell you that ecigarettes are a tool for reducing or eliminating nicotine. The disconnect between understanding and regulating ecigarettes is stark however.  The notion of “Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems,” or “ENDS” as a product

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Call Your Congressman Tool – DIY eJuice Call to Action

Continued from a previous post. Congressional Action for DIY eJuice Threatened by the FDA Without congressional action to protect our rights, the FDA will have essentially banned vaping by “deeming” that it is a tobacco product, effective August 8th of

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Anti Smoking Groups Protecting Tobacco?

From Michael Siegel, I have come to the realization that the anti-smoking movement – which I have been a part of for the past 31 years, is essentially dead. And even worse, the anti-smoking movement is now actively promoting smoking.

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FDA Deeming From a Vape Perspective

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DIY Ejuice after FDA Deeming

There is an elephant in the room, and its dung is piling up in the corner.  The elephant is the FDA deeming rules that were finalized this month. These rules were hastily written by a government agency clearly overwhelmed by

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Labeling for FDA Deemed Products

Free legal advice is always nice to have. Here is some information about product labeling and the new FDA deeming rules that may be relevant to some readers of this blog.  The article on product labeling for ENDS products takes

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