Category: Industry News, Regulations, and Research

New York State e-cigarette laws
November 29, 2017

New York Passes Statewide Vaping Ban

Ah, New York. The glitz and glamour of Manhattan, the beauty of the rolling hills of the Adirondacks, that unmistakable accent; all things we love about the Empire State. Unfortunately, e-cigarette users now have something to add to their “don’t love” list about New York […]

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October 23, 2017

FDA Vaping Regulations: Product Sampling

UPDATE: FDA Releases Guidance on E-Cig Sampling We knew that, sooner or later, we would get additional details about the FDA vaping regulations. This month, October of 2017, the FDA released more specifics on the ban of free samples of e-cigarette products. The key takeaways […]

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E-Cigarettes Rival Patches As Smoking Deterrent
September 7, 2017

E-Cigarettes Rival Patches As Smoking Deterrent – Lancet Study

A study conducted in Auckland, New Zealand has revealed that e-cigarettes work as well as one of the most popular smoking cessation aids on the market: the nicotine patch. E-Cigs as Good as Patches to Curb Smoking as Per Study In addition to suggesting e-cigarettes […]

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August 31, 2017

Banning the Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to grow in the U.S. and worldwide, local and state authorities across America are taking steps to ensure that these smoking alternatives are kept out of the hands of minors. Unlike tobacco cigarettes, e-cigs are not yet regulated […]

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The FDA’s New Approach to Vaping Regulations
August 2, 2017

The FDA’s New Approach to Vaping Regulations

In August of 2016, the vaping industry took a hard hit with the implementation of FDA vaping regulations. The onerous regulations stretched across 499 pages and included impossible requirements for the small businesses that make up the majority of the industry. With extensive and costly […]

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fda e-cig findings
July 31, 2017

E-Cigs vs. FDA Regulation

Though the ongoing battle for a ban on electronic cigarettes has undeniably seen its ups and downs over the past few years, the popularity of the products in question continues to rise. While the FDA opts to put forth a bottomless amount of effort and […]

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E-Cigarettes & What The FDA Doesn’t Want You To Know
July 20, 2017

E-Cigarettes & What The FDA Doesn’t Want You To Know

Smoking, one of the most substantial health concerns we face as a society, is expected to lead to the loss of approximately a billion lives by the end of this century. In a recent column addressing this issue and how electronic cigarettes may play a […]

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Regulations
July 18, 2017

E-cigarette Regulations: How Far Should They Go?

When the FDA released its 241-page e-cigarette regulations proposal in April 2014, we were a little relieved. We’re already using a common sense approach, in the spirit of and in absence of regulation, with an emphasis on prohibiting the sale to minors and being transparent […]

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Will FDA Vaping Regulations Change?
May 1, 2017

Will FDA Vaping Regulations Change?

As the majority of vapers are well aware, the FDA came down hard on the vaping industry with the implementation of its “Deeming Regulations” which claimed authority over vapor products. The regulations treat vapor products just like tobacco products without even considering their differences, nor […]

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March 3, 2017

The Vape News of 2016: Year in Review Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2, we took a look at the biggest news of the vaping industry from January to August of 2016. Now we’ll take a look at what happened during the remainder of the year. A Review of the Vaping Industry in 2016: […]

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