Category: Industry News, Regulations, and Research

San Francisco's Vape Sale Ban
September 10, 2019

San Francisco Makes Headlines With Another Vape Ban

San Francisco makes headlines with another vape ban – this time they managed to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigs and vapor products within city limits.

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Beverly Hills Bans Tobacco
August 7, 2019

Beverly Hills, No More Tobacco

Beverly Hills becomes the first city to ban tobacco sales, including e-cigs, in pharmacies, convenience stores, grocery stores, and gas stations.

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proposed bill in congress could destroy e-cig industry
May 10, 2019

New Bill in Congress Could Deal a Crippling Blow to the E-Cig Industry

The debate surrounding electronic cigarettes continues to heat up on a national level, with the main focus on youth vaping. According to statistics from a joint report from the CDC and FDA, there has been a 78 percent increase among high school students who use […]

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How White Cloud Prevents E-Cig Sales to Minors
May 1, 2019

How White Cloud Prevents E-Cig Sales to Minors

As the Food and Drug Administration continues to encourage e-cigarette companies to do their part to eliminate the sale of vaping products to minors, White Cloud is proud to say that we have been leading the crusade to keep e-cigs out of the hands of […]

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fda-commissioner-resigns
March 6, 2019

Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns as FDA Commissioner

In a letter sent on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Since being sworn into his role in May of 2017, Gottlieb has been commuting back and forth between Washington and his home […]

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Adult Smoking Rates Hit Record Lows
November 19, 2018

Adult Smoking Rates in US Hit Record Low

A new CDC report contains some exciting news: The smoking rates in the United States are at an all time low. Sadly, this tremendous achievement has been shamefully underreported compared to scary headlines about teens vaping that have been dominating the news and internet. Contrary to what […]

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Proposed FDA Restrictions Leave Vapers in Uncertainty
November 9, 2018

Proposed FDA Restrictions Leave Vapers in Uncertainty

As we approach the FDA’s announcement of their proposed regulations on the e-cigarette and tobacco industries, rumors of the severity of the rulings are beginning to make their way around the vaping community. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has been fairly open that the organization is […]

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October 25, 2018

University Research is Supporting Vaping, Why Isn’t the FDA Listening?

Public support for e-cigarettes is growing as research keeps confirming what vapers widely feel should be recognized as fact. They feel vaping is safer than smoking, and e-cigs can help smokers kick their tobacco habit. Although university research and public health institutes around the globe […]

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October 15, 2018

Hong Kong Passes Law to Completely Outlaw E-Cigarettes

Just as public health experts around the world have been warming up to vaping, the government of Hong Kong is trying to institute a total ban on e-cigarettes. The proposed ban would make it illegal to sell, manufacture or import e-cigs within the territory. Hong […]

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October 1, 2018

FDA Comments Cause Stock Market Uncertainty

Big tobacco companies have long been fearful of e-cigarettes cutting into their market as more smokers switch to vaping. Nonetheless, the FDA comments regarding the recent crack down on flavored e-liquids has sent tobacco stock prices soaring. Who is really benefiting from the latest attack […]

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