FDA’s Gift to Big Business Finally Ships
FDApocalypse FDA Tips its Hand
Could court action block development of the vaping industry?
Here’s another guest post from regular contributor Mark. As always, all opinions in this piece are those of the author.
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The Horrifying Reality of FDA Paperwork and e-Cigarettes
The comment period is over. Members of the industry, consumers, Big Tobacco, prohibitionists and other stakeholders have all submitted our comments to the FDA about the fate of e-cigarettes.
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Manufacturer Sues Retailers: Chilling Effect?
On May 16, 2014 the makers of the Hana Mod sued Illvapes and 10 other unnamed e-cigarette retailers. The suit alleges trademark infringement because the retailers are selling imported Chinese clones of the company’s popular advanced personal vaporizer.
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Will FDA Regulations Increase Your Insurance Costs?
Last week I started to explore the slippery slope the FDA is creating by attempting to declare e-cigarettes as tobacco products. In that article I grappled with the trend of local governments and employers deciding to treat vapers more harshly. Turns out, it doesn’t just stop there, what the FDA does could cost almost all vapers real money in the form of higher insurance premiums.
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FDA Moves Create Slippery Slope
Is anyone really surprised to learn the FDA’s recent announcement that it will be attempting to stuff e-cigarettes into the round hole that is tobacco regulations might cause some fallout? One such side effect appears to be that entities are feeling more free to ban e-cigarettes by way of rolling them into existing tobacco rules despite the product’s tobacco-free nature.
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Kicking the Can down the Road – FDA Regulations and the Future
Like most people in the industry, I was living in a constant state of fear of what FDA regulations might mean to the industry. Would the regulations ban e-liquid flavoring? Advertising? The ability to purchase cool vaping doodads online?
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Russ Wishtart Interview: Suing NYC to Stop the Vaping Ban
For many of you who follow the goings on of the vaping community, you may know Russ Wishtart as the rabble rouser behind the Click, Bang! radio show on the Vapers Place Network. If you aren’t so entrenched in the e-cigarette subculture, you likely know Russ as the guy who decided to sue New York City to stop their recently passed e-cigarette ban.
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Does the French court ruling on electronic cigarettes put more pressure on the FDA?
The following is a guest article written by Mark. As always, the opinions of guests are their own. If you want to share your own opinion, I welcome you with open arms.
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