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Washington, D.C. – A statement from Mark Block, Director of the Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA), regarding the libelous accusations that he or anyone affiliated with EVCA forged or created a document purporting to be from the Food and Drug Administration or the FDA Commissioner. “On behalf of EVCA, …

In prior posts, I have recommended filing a lawsuit to challenge the banning ordinances in San Francisco and Oakland.  Based on my experiences in the trenches for over 50 years I know that litigation deters others from following in the footprints of the defendants being sued.  If for no other …

Vapers in San Francisco and Oakland are being cautioned to avoid litigation; they are being urged to continue talking with the supervisors, keep the communication lines open and work the referendum option.  Of course, we already have seen the deterrent effect of the threatened referendum.  Oakland had shelved its ordinance …

After yesterday’s announcement of the FDA’s willingness to work with the vaping industry to develop mutually beneficial regulations, I feel a great deal of vindication in the months that the EVCA has been working with Hartland, WI city officials and Washington D.C. regulators. While many have sought to marginalize and …

Announces new plan to “shift trajectory” of disease, death (Washington, D.C.) – The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA) wholeheartedly applauds today’s announcement by the Food and Drug Administration that it is putting the controversial tobacco “deeming” regulation on hold for five years as it looks to balance regulation and …

Electronic Vaping Coalition of America stands behind Hartland, Wisconsin push for FDA action on tobacco “deeming” regulation (Washington, D.C.) – The Electronic Vaping Coalition of America (EVCA) today announced its support for the Village of Hartland, Wisconsin as it put the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on notice: Either begin …

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 …