banner ad

Breaking News

Vaping on the advance

Vaping on the advance

May 8, 2017

For the first time, a survey has found that more than half of Great Britain’s vapers no longer smoke and are no longer dual users of electronic cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes.

Read More

U.S. FDA extends its deeming deadlines another 90 days

U.S. FDA extends its deeming deadlines another 90 days

May 3, 2017

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is extending and deferring enforcement of all future compliance deadlines under its controversial deeming rule for 90 days. The June 30 deadline for manufacturers to register with the FDA has been moved to Sept. 30. The deadline for submitting labeling and ingredients moved from Aug. 8 to Nov. 8.

Read More

E-liquids allergy guide

E-liquids allergy guide

May 3, 2017

Some e-liquid ingredients have the potential to cause allergic reactions of varying severity; so British American Tobacco has produced a guide to help producers avoid the risks.

Read More

U.S. village unanimously votes to begin efforts to challenge ‘unconstitutional’ FDA regulations

U.S. village unanimously votes to begin efforts to challenge ‘unconstitutional’ FDA regulations

May 1, 2017

Leaders of a small Wisconsin village of 9,200 residents voted unanimously today to take on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for not coordinating with local governments before the regulatory agency enacted it’s deeming regulations for vapor products.

Read More

‘Unanimous approval’ expected on coordination vote today

‘Unanimous approval’ expected on coordination vote today

May 1, 2017

“It’s going to be a unanimous approval,” a source close to the situation told Vapor Voice. A vote on whether to move forward with “coordination” or the lack thereof by the U.S. FDA is expected today in Hartland, Wisconsin, USA.

Read More

Cole/Bishop left out in new compromise; Hunter bill, coordination, Nicopure suit still available options

Cole/Bishop left out in new compromise; Hunter bill, coordination, Nicopure suit still available options

May 1, 2017

The Cole-Bishop amendment has been excluded from the latest U.S. Congressional budget compromise, However, three solid options remain for the vapor industry to beat back U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations.

Read More

LIVE NOW: coordination hearings on vapor regs

LIVE NOW: coordination hearings on vapor regs

April 28, 2017

Watch vapor attorney Azim Chowdhury with Keller & Heckman discuss U.S. FDA e-cigarettes deeming rules and the regulatory agencies “lack of coordination” in Hartland, Wisconsin.

Read More

Rep. Hunter introduces vapor bill

Rep. Hunter introduces vapor bill

April 27, 2017

Vapor has another possible savior. Today, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter introduced legislation that would curtail the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulatory power over vapor products: the Cigarette Smoking Reduction and Electronic Vapor Alternatives Act.

Read More

Another study finds that vapor is safer than smoking cigarettes

Another study finds that vapor is safer than smoking cigarettes

April 27, 2017

A new study has found no evidence that vapor from a commercially-available e-cigs promotes the development of cancer in laboratory cells, whereas smoke from a reference tobacco cigarette was found to be positive for cancer-promoting activity, even at very low concentrations.

Read More

New vapor bill targets deeming rule

New vapor bill targets deeming rule

April 26, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration’s deeming rule is expected to come under attack this week from a bill presented in the House of Representatives.

Read More

Indiana rewrites bad vapor bill

Indiana rewrites bad vapor bill

April 24, 2017

Indiana and national U.S. vapor advocates scored a major victory on Friday night as the Indiana General Assembly voted to rewrite the state’s anti-competitive vapor industry regulations.

Read More

SG removal veiled in vapor

SG removal veiled in vapor

April 24, 2017

Some people are speculating that his opposition to electronic cigarettes was at least one of the factors that led to the sacking on Friday of the US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.

Read More

Wisconsin community to question ‘coordination’ from U.S. FDA

Wisconsin community to question ‘coordination’ from U.S. FDA

April 21, 2017

It could be a major oversight by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Village of Hartland, Wisconsin, USA will conduct a public hearing related to “coordination and lack of coordination” by the FDA and other agencies regarding deeming regulations on vapor products.

Read More

Vapor the preferred quit aid

Vapor the preferred quit aid

April 19, 2017

A survey finding that electronic cigarettes are the quit aid of choice for US smokers seems to have been met with a lukewarm response from the researchers.

Read More

Vapor far less toxic

Vapor far less toxic

April 18, 2017

British American Tobacco is continuing its quest to establish scientifically whether or not vapor is less risky than is smoke. To date; all the signs are that vapor is far less risky.

Read More

Relative fire risks explained

Relative fire risks explained

April 12, 2017

The London Fire Brigade has never attended a fire caused by an electronic cigarette in which a person was killed or injured, but it has some advice for helping to prevent such fires.

Read More

Vaping risk suggestion ‘absurd’

Vaping risk suggestion ‘absurd’

April 6, 2017

A suggestion that smoking cannot be said to be any more hazardous than is vaping has been described as an advertisement for tobacco cigarettes.

Read More

Major vapor distributor launches new division for alternative market

Major vapor distributor launches new division for alternative market

April 5, 2017

Phillips & King, a major vapor distributor, announced today the launch of PK>FWD, a new division focused on curating and distributing top-selling alternative smoking accessories.

Read More