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E-Vapor Law Symposium – Early Bird Registration Still Available, Save $500

Attention E-Liquid Companies: Are you ready for 2017? Regulation deadlines are fast approaching, but the E-Vapor Law Symposium is here to get you ready. Keller and Heckman are leaders in the FDA legal landscape. They are hosting an E-Vapor Law Symposium in their Washington, D.C. offices on Thursday, February 2 – Friday, February 3, 2017.[…]

Pennsylvania Vape Tax “A Catastrophe”

Legislators in Pennsylvania recently passed a $1.3-billion revenue package at the expense of e-cigarettes. The 40% wholesale tax on e-cigarettes, e-liquids, and vaping devices are upsetting many local shops. The deal, signed by Governor Tom Wolf, is an extension of a current wholesale tax on roll-your-own tobacco. Michael Curry is the owner of Life Smoke[…]

InstantGMP™ Vape, E-Liquid Manufacturing Software, Receives Transformative Update

Cary, NC – InstantGMP, Inc.’s InstantGMP™ Vape v3.0 is sporting a new look. This quality-based software for e-liquid manufacturers now features a more intuitive and user-friendly experience while improving upon its scaling and formulation adjustment functionalities. ”We are very pleased to introduce version 3.0 of InstantGMP™ Vape to the e-liquid manufacturing community”, said Dr. Richard[…]

California Adds Regulations for E-Cigarettes and Raises Smoking Age

The San Jose Mercury News reports that California is the 2nd state to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 as of a Thursday state Assembly vote. In the new regulations for e-cigarettes, lawmakers tightened and closed existing loopholes in smoke-free workplace laws and now require all K-12 schools be tobacco-free. The bill[…]

Indiana Looking to “Shake Up” the E-Liquid Industry with Regulations

House Bill 1432 authored by an Indiana Representative Kevin Mahan is turning heads. The Bill is looking to set a legal definition of an e-liquid, and require manufacturers of e-liquids to undergo rigorous standardization lest incurring civil or criminal penalties. Portions of the bill have passed and are slated to go into effect in July[…]

New FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Coming

E-cigarettes will soon be regulated under tobacco products as a rule proposed by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The rule is currently being reviewed by the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. It will be several weeks before the proposed rule is formally approved and any action[…]

Insurers are Treating E-Cigarette Users as Smokers

Do the insurance companies see a difference between e-cigarette users from smokers? It seems that according to James Daley of the Telegraph, apparently not. It’s well known that smokers pay a premium when it comes to health or life insurance, but what about users of e-cigarettes? A recent controversial study said that vaping is 95%[…]

Rep. Tom Cole Proposes E-Cig Bill

In other vaping news, H.R. 2058 (e-cig bill) is making its way through Congress. Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) has proposed a bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to change the grandfather date for products deemed tobacco products. Tom Cole believes that this would be beneficial to companies because they would remain on[…]

Cannabis Oil Not A Dietary Supplement According to the FDA

Cannabis Oil (CBD) producers around the US have a headache. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration concluded that CBD oil is not a dietary supplement. CDAPress has written an amazing article that features subjects from all different sides of the argument. Some say that because it is a hemp product, it’s legal. But the Drug[…]