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[…]

Vaping: Not Tobacco

Cynthia Cabrera from the Contra Costa Times offers a great guest commentary on vaping: it’s not the same as tobacco and shouldn’t be treated as such. According to new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm that vapor and e-cigarette products are causing a reduction in the amount of smokers. Research also[…]

InstantGMP™ MES v2.052: Information for Prospective Customers

Thanks for joining InstantGMP for our new feature series, we are excited to launch InstantGMP™ MES v2.052 with streamlined workflows, more options and more smart fields! We have incorporated industry expertise, customer feedback and new capabilities in order to make your job as a Quality Manager, Project manager, Production supervisor or operator easier. Specifications toggled off[…]

InstantGMP MES v2.052 Materials & Projects

In the newest version, InstantGMP MES v2.052, we’ve added a multitude of new features and updated existing ones to make them more efficient for users. New Client Features The Client menu is now under the Administration module and no longer on the Projects sub-menu. This allows for a user to input their client information much earlier[…]

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%[…]

Are e-Cigarettes Really the Answer to Quit Smoking?

Are e-cigarettes an effective way to ease people off of tobacco? Are they safe enough to avoid regulation? According to the GWS News, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has offered their thoughts on the subject matter. E-cigarettes continue to gain in popularity and take the place of conventional cigarettes, even though they’re relatively new (since[…]

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[…]

e-Cigarette FDA Regulations & Small Businesses

According to an article published by TribLive, FDA regulations are looming for companies that make e-Cigarette concoctions. For small companies, that is a daunting task. Alchemy E-lixirs, as featured in the article, is one of many companies that have cashed in on vaping’s popularity but do not have standard operating procedures (SOPs) in place for[…]