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E-Cigarette Manufacturers Denied Exemption from FDA Regulations

E-cigarette producers failed to obtain a grandfather clause in the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill that could have exempted many vaping products from further FDA regulations. The exemption which was one of several riders that were being considered for the 2016 spending bill, would have exempted e-cig producers from new FDA rules, if they had […]

What’s Coming from FDA in 2016

It has been a long time coming, but 2016 looks like the year that FDA is going to crack down on e-cigarettes. FDA’s proposed rule on electronic cigarettes will probably be finalized this year. This is what is known as the ‘deeming rule’ that would extend FDA’s authority to regulate e-cigs. It will most likely […]

Scientist Admits That E-Cig Vapor Not as Harmful as Cigarette Smoke

The lead scientist in a recent e-cigarette study recently issued a correction that the study did not actually find that e-cigarette vapor is as harmful as cigarette smoke. Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD, was the top researcher in an e-cigarette study that was published in Oral Oncology. The study claimed that two e-cigarette products could damage cells […]

HUD Could Hurt Disabled If E-Cig Ban Implemented

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has threatened that it will ban the use of e-cigarettes in public housing, which some pro-vaping groups have derided as ‘cruel’ and ‘unforceable.’ HUD last week opened its 60 day comment period on whether or not it should include vaping in its proposed smoking ban in […]

New CDC Study Disarms E-Cig Critics, But Government Scrutiny Rising

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A new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study suggests that public health activists have little to fear regarding a new wave of smokers due to the vaping revolution. The CDC report, the first of its kind that estimates the amount of e-cigarette use in the US, shows that only .4 percent of people […]