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By Fred Kelly Grant esq. In an effort to allow the public a cathartic release, many federal agencies have a mandatory comment period before they implement new rules and regulations. Why do I say it is a cathartic release? In ​ EVERY CASE I HAVE WORKED ON FOR 25 YEARS …

Electronic Vaping Coalition of America urges FDA Commissioner to abandon “monumentally prohibitive” vaping regulation (Washington, D.C.) – The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA) has sent a letter to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, urging him to take action on the agency’s so-called tobacco …

Mark Block talks strategy about saving the vaping industry with the the Bad Habits Network.    

San Francisco Faces Legal Action Over Vaping Flavor Ban The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America and local vape store owners demand the San Francisco Board of Supervisors “undo the wrong they’ve done” by banning e-liquid flavors The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA) and San Francisco-area vape store owners today …

This is the brief that Executive Director Mark Block filed with the San Francisco Board of Supervisors today at their 2:00 pm hearing on the anti-vaping ordinance.  It is a   preliminary outline of the causes of action that store owners, users and manufacturers can file to challenge the Supervisors’ …

Plain Speaking in government ranks?  Oh, come on now!!!   After Harry Truman left the White House and went back to Independence, news columnist Mary McGrory wrote, “Since Harry Truman left town almost nobody has spoken his mind. Mr. Truman took the tradition of plain speaking back to Missouri with …

How ironic that on the 50th Anniversary of the Love Summer, San Francisco’s elected officials slammed shut the door to freedom of choice.  After a hearing before an overflow crowd, a Committee of the Board of Supervisors  voted unanimously to recommend passage of the ordinance banning the sale of flavored …

At the end of a contentious public session yesterday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors delayed a vote on an ordinance that will ban sale of flavored e-liquids.  The ordinance will close off the freedom of choice for thousands of citizens who use vaping to stay healthy and free …

The EVCA takes all allegations, threats, and intimidations, against itself and its board members very seriously. In the last few days there has been a concerted effort by a few organizations, and leaders of organizations, to purposefully malign our general counsel’s reputation and hinder our fundraising efforts through the sin …

June 2, 2017 – Statement to Members of the Vaping Community   We deeply appreciate the overwhelming support we have received, both publicly and privately, from so many people who have expressed sincere appreciation for the work we have done, and are continuing to do on behalf of the vaping …