Rules & Regulations


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 [...]


VTA Responds to Proposed FDA Regulations

The FDA’s Deeming Regulation on vaping products is rumored to be announced later this month. In light of this rule, the Vapor Technology Association has issued a statement. “Despite an overabundance of distorted and misleading information propagated by some in the public health community, the science is clear-responsibly manufactured vapor [...]

TPD Discussion Panel at Vapevent Paris

We were recently in Paris to attend Vapevent, one of the most prestigious French trade shows in the vaping industry. During the show, our chief compliance officer, Patricia Kovacevic, had the privilege of joining a distinguished group of panelists to discuss the implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive in [...]