As of August 8, 2016, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will consider vapor products to be “tobacco products” under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (the Tobacco Control Act). What does this mean for vaping and the development of new reduced harm products in the United States going forward? The bad news […]
Since the release of the FDA’s prohibitive deeming regulations, donations to the American Vaping Association have experienced a significant uptick. All across the country and the world, businesses and consumers are recognizing that support for organizations fighting for vapor products is critical to changing the predicate date and creating a sustainable path forward for small- […]
Since the FDA’s release of its deeming regulations, many excellent opinion pieces have been published on its consequences. Here is a (not so) comprehensive list of some of our favorites.
“This is going to be a grim day in the history of tobacco-harm reduction,” Greg Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, told the Wall Street Journal. “It will be a day where thousands of small businesses will be contemplating whether they will continue to stay in business and employ people.” Feds Crack Down on […]
Having solved all of the world’s pressing public health problems, the American Lung Association (ALA) has determined their next target – actor Leonardo DiCaprio. If vaping has helped DiCaprio quit or significantly reduce his cigarette consumption, public health organizations should be celebrating his decision to switch, not condemning it. Misguided activists at the ALA should leave Leonardo DiCaprio alone.