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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 …

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 …

On May 24, 2017, in a first-of-its-kind meeting with the Food and Drug Administration, Health and Human Services, Hartland, Wisconsin village president Jeff Pfannerstill and village administrator David Cox, personally delivered their findings to intergovernmental liaison officers with both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Health and Human …

            The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America announces Flavour Art CEO will help “Repeal and Replace” FDA’s industry-killing, life-threatening regulation The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA) welcomes Flavour Art North America, Inc. Partner and CEO Shaun Casey to its Board of Advisors. A subsidiary …

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Wednesday urging him to consider permanently reining in the e-cigarette rule. “In December 2016 and February 2017, I wrote to Vice President-elect Pence and Secretary …

TORRANCE, CA – The EVCA team had a great first meeting before the Torrance, CA City Council.  Our initial meeting was to explore the possibility of conducting Coordination hearings in Torrance regarding the FDA’s “deeming regulations.” Federal law requires the agency to coordinate with local governments on policies that will substantially …

On a recent media campaign to California we met up with Congressman Duncan Hunter, Grimm Green, and Brent Stafford of Regulator Watch. Watch for Brent’s piece in the coming days on the Duncan Hunter legislation that will remove vaping from being categorized as a tobacco product by the FDA. Duncan Hunter …