[PDF] To the Members of the United States Congress: We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to provide regulatory relief from the Food and Drug Administration’s May 2016 “Deeming Rule” as part of the final FY17 omnibus appropriations package. Without a modernization of a provision of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA), the […]
A message from AVA President Gregory Conley: We are less than a week into Right to Vape Fundraising Campaign and over $60,000 has been raised from 700-plus vapers and businesses to support the efforts of the American Vaping Association and the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition (which will receive 25% of all funds donated to […]
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.