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VTA: By Treating Vapor as Tobacco, FDA’s Deeming Regulations Put Consumers at Risk of Injury by Explosions, Fire

COLE-BISHOP WOULD FORCE FDA TO IMPLEMENT BATTERY PRODUCT STANDARDSWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Vapor Technology Association (VTA) addressed the FDA’s inaction on public safety standards for vapor products as there continue to be reports of e-cigarette batteries catching on fire, putting consumers at risk. VTA National Legislative Director Tony [...]

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VTA Issues Call to Action: Tell Congress How the Deeming Rule Will Impact Your Business

There is a lot to get done in order to pass the Cole-Bishop Amendment, which will keep the vaping industry alive by changing the grandfather date of vaping products in the Deeming Rule to August 8, 2016.Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee, [...]

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FDA Assigns Zero Value To Smokers Who Die Because Of Its E-Cigarette Regulations

 FDA Assigns Zero Value to Smokers Who Die Because of Its E-Cigarette Regulations was written by Jacob Sullum and published on Forbes on August 11, 2016.The Food and Drug Administration’s e-cigarette regulations, which took effect this week, immediately struck two blows against public health. As of Monday, companies that sell vaping [...]

European TPD Enters Into Force | What Does This Mean?

Patricia Kovacevic, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Nicopure Labs, Provides Insight into the European Union's Tobacco Products Directive CONTENT OVERVIEW @1:37  Dispelling myths on how the legal framework of the EU is supposed to work. @6:56 Why TPD is important for the vaping industry. @10:06 What does TPD say about electronic cigarettes? @16:12 [...]

Nicopure Labs Challenges the FDA’s Deeming Rule

May 10, 2016 — TAMPA, FL — Nicopure Labs, LLC, the leading manufacturer of American made e-liquids was the first to file suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, challenging the FDA's deeming rule that would subject electronic cigarettes and other vaping products to more onerous restrictions than [...]