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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 …

Days could be numbered for the notorious FDA deeming regulations as efforts to repeal and replace gain new momentum. This week the U.S. Congress is back in session and if all goes according to plan, Rep. Duncan Hunter will introduce comprehensive legislation which would take vapor products out of the tobacco …

HARTLAND — Close to a million jobs could vanish and nearly 30,000 businesses could close because of federal regulations on vaping. The federal Food and Drug Administration last month decided to implement rules that will put at risk vape shops, e-cigarette manufacturers, distributors and retailers in Wisconsin and across the …

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-fdas-vaporous-thinking-about-e-cigs-1462487690 The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday finally released its regulations on electronic cigarettes. The rules, intended to sharply restrict the use of e-cigarettes—which deliver nicotine via a propylene glycol and/or glycerin-based smokeless aerosol—were immediately lauded by many health groups. But these new FDA regulations will actually protect tobacco-cigarette …

Premium handmade cigars go up in smoke? BY TOM PURCELL | Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:00 p.m. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has got me smoking mad. Last week, the FDA released 499 pages of new regulations that pertain to the production and sale of tobacco products in the …

Recently, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), cited specific numbers from the CDC’s (Center for Disease Control’s) National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) that was used to crush the Vaping industry with oppressive regulations. In 2014, two hundred and five schools voluntarily participated along with 22,007 students in grade 6-12 in …

While many Americans do not know what vaping is, if you are a smoker that has ever tried to quit smoking, then you have probably heard of vaping. Vaping is a much better and healthier alternative to smoking (so says the Royal College of Physicians) Yet, the Food and Drug Administration …

By Dr. Michael Siegel Thursday, May 19, 2016 In an urgent action alert, the American Cancer Society (through its Cancer Action Network) is encouraging its members to write their federal legislators and demand that Congress not strip the FDA of its authority to regulate electronic cigarettes. The “suggested” letter which …

    To vape is to smoke an electronic cigarette, for those who don’t know.  An e-cigarette is different from a regular cigarette, mainly because it does not contain tobacco.  E-cigarettes contain a liquid that is vaporized—hence, the word vape—and inhaled.  It might taste and smell like tobacco, but it’s …

The government is now putting its needs ahead of its citizens and never has this been clearer than with the FDA’s power grab last week. Actual cigarette smoking among teens, the kind that requires inhaling carcinogenic products of combustion, is down a startling 25 percent in one year and nearly …