FDA Reveals First Wave of E-Cig, Tobacco Study

Last week’s Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Conference included numerous tobacco and nicotine-related presentations, most notably select data from the first wave of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institute of Health’s Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study. “E-cigs were a big topic in the PATH study, along … Read moreFDA Reveals First Wave of E-Cig, Tobacco Study

New governmental regulations “could destroy the industry”

The vaping industry in America is on a precipice, staring down a fast-approaching but uncertain future. In October, the Food and Drug Administration filed its final regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the eighth step in a nine-step process to regulate electronic cigarettes that started more than four years ago. These … Read moreNew governmental regulations “could destroy the industry”

The FDA And E-Cigarettes: Republicans Reject Amendment To Bill Requiring Pre-Market Review

Republicans blocked an amendment to a spending bill on Wednesday that would require that electronic cigarettes be subject to the Food and Drug Administration pre-market review process, reported the Hill. Republicans voted 26-23 to reject the amendment, which was proposed by Rep. Nita Lowey of New York, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee. The … Read moreThe FDA And E-Cigarettes: Republicans Reject Amendment To Bill Requiring Pre-Market Review

The ‘Public Health’ Cabal’s War on E-Cigarettes

Ever since the abominable Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, giving oversight over tobacco to the FDA, was passed in 2009, I and many of my colleagues in public health have watched in disbelief and horror as the crusade against e-cigarettes swung into high gear. It seemed for a moment as though the Golden … Read moreThe ‘Public Health’ Cabal’s War on E-Cigarettes

‘Big Tobacco’ aims to snuff out vapor competitors

When it comes to fast growing, disruptive technologies that are changing American lifestyles for the better, much attention is given to the likes of Uber and AirBnb. They’ve changed how we travel and where we stay. And the onslaught of criticism as well as regulatory and tax fights they’ve been subjected to has been immense. … Read more‘Big Tobacco’ aims to snuff out vapor competitors