WM. Wrigley Jr. Company has sued e-cigarette firm Chi-Town Vapers LLC. for allegedly misappropriating their brand of electronic cigarette e-juice flavors. On July 13, Wrigley brought a trademark lawsuit against Chi-Town Vapers LLC, Chi-Town Labs and Robert Wilson, company owner, in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division. They claim
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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill continue to work to ease current federal regulations on newly deemed tobacco products like electronic cigarettes and cigars. On July 12, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2018 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies appropriations bill. Included in the legislation is a provision that would move
According to research (full article – requires subscription to Obesity Reviews) published by Obesity Reviews, the answer is yes. Electronic cigarette smoking has the same deleterious effect on weight and metabolic parameters as traditional cigarettes. Noting that smoking increases insulin resistance and contributes to other features of the metabolic profile, Ann A. Verhaegen, M.D., and Luc Van
Yet again, a House panel is trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules. The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroactive safety reviews of e-cigarettes already on the market. It would exempt some premium and large cigars from those same regulations.