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June 24, 2017

Regulations

White House Cuts FDA Plan to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarettes

A White House office deleted language in the most recent Food and Drug Administration‘s (FDA) tobacco regulation that would restrict flavored electronic cigarettes from the market until they were authorized by the FDA. On May 5, the FDA announced their final rule extending their tobacco authority to e-cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cigars, and hookah. The rule is to go into

Efforts to Pass Electronic Cigarette Legislation Stall in Illinois House

[Illinois] Illinois House efforts to pass legislation to raise the purchasing age electronic cigarette (and tobacco) products from 18 years of age to 21 have stalled. Representative Sara Feigenholtz, (12th District), currently sponsors Senate Bill 3011 and stated Friday that the original House sponsor, Representative Bob Rita, (28th District), used parliamentary maneuvers to delay the bill’s progress.

United States to Ban E-cigarettes in Checked Bags

The United States Transportation Department stated Wednesday they are permanently banning passengers and crew members from carrying electronic cigarettes in checked baggage or charging the devices on-board aircraft. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited a number of recent incidents showing the devices catching fire during transport. He went on to state: Passengers may continue to carry e-cigarettes for personal use in

Wisconsin Senator Johnson Requests FDA to Answer for E-Cig Regulations

Wisconsin United States Senator Ron Johnson is now involved in the battle over e-cigarette regulation. Wednesday, Senator Johnson sent a letter to Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, on behalf of the Committee of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs looking for details behind their decision to implement a screening process on the manufacturing of

New Jersey to Ban all Flavored Electronic Cigarettes but Clove, Menthol, and Tobacco

New Jersey draws one step closer to banning sales of almost all flavored electronic cigarettes. Monday, the state Senate’s health committee voted to approve a bill barring anyone from selling vapor products in flavors other than clove, menthol and tobacco. Despite more than an hour of passionate opposition from business owners and customers of the vaping industry, the vote

The New FDA Deeming Regulations Breakdown

Following the May 10, 2016 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing a final rule [Deeming Regulations] bringing cigars, pipe tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (to include electronic cigarettes), water pipe (hookah) tobacco, dissolvables and nicotine gels (Newly Covered Products) under the agency’s tobacco regulatory authority, and the dust has settle (if you will) we

First Lawsuit Filed Over FDA’s E-Cigarettes Regulations

The first legal challenge to the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations on cigars, pipe tobacco and electronic cigarettes has been filed, after the agency announced the final rules. This Tuesday, e-liquid manufacturer Nicopure Labs LLC filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Patricia Kovacevic, Nicopure’s general counsel

Sonoma County Policy

Sonoma County Policy Seeks To Limit E-Cigarette Sells

[California] A new Sonoma County policy addresses both electronic cigarettes and traditional cigarettes. The new policy sets its aim on electronic cigarettes and cites a need to regulate them. While the guide for Sonoma County’s new Tobacco Retailer License policy demonstrates teen e-cigarette usage has tripled, increased vaping among teens coincides with a longer overall

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National Park Service Bans E-Cigarettes Everywhere Smoking Is Prohibited

The Untied States National Park Service already prohibits traditional smoking inside their buildings and in many outdoor location within their miles of land, but now vaping with an electronic cigarette will be added to the ban as well. The Park Service announced Monday that e-cigarettes can not be used anywhere traditional cigarettes are already prohibited. According to U.S. News & World Report, National

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