Vape Companies Hope For Trump Administration To Ease FDA Rules

Vape Companies Hope For Trump Administration To Ease FDA Rules

As tobacco and vaping companies focus on new smoking products that are potentially less harmful-

By Jilian Mincer | January 18th, 2016

the industry sees an opening for rolling back rules on these products under the Trump administration.

Donald Trump’s surprise election victory in November, and his pledges to reduce federal regulations on business, led tobacco lobby groups to draft a new plan of action, according to company executives, lobbyists and consultants interviewed by Reuters. Continue reading “Vape Companies Hope For Trump Administration To Ease FDA Rules”

New Vape Laws Leave Customers Seeking Other Options

New Vape Laws Leave Customers Seeking Other Options

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Strict state regulations for e-liquid manufacturers that took effect in July may be causing customers to look elsewhere for their product.

By TribTown.com | January 17th, 2017th

The Lafayette Journal and Courier (http://on.jconline.com/2jkMW7Q) reports that the Indiana law requires e-liquids sold by state vendors to be produced at facilities that meet more stern security guidelines. So far, only one company, Lafayette-based Mulhaupt’s Inc., meets those Indiana mandates. Continue reading “New Vape Laws Leave Customers Seeking Other Options”

Cop Will Not Be Charged In Shooting Man With Vaporizer

Cop Will Not Be Charged In Shooting Man With Vaporizer

The El Cajon police officer who shot and killed an alcohol and cocaine user who pointed a vaping device at him like a gun-

By Bob Owens | January 11th, 2016

will not face charges for what authorities (and anyone with the least bit of common sense) easily recognized as a justifiable shooting.

The El Cajon police officer who last year fatally shot Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, was justified and will not face criminal charges, the District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Continue reading “Cop Will Not Be Charged In Shooting Man With Vaporizer”

E-Cig Robbery Suspect In Orange City Still At Large

E-Cig Robbery Suspect In Orange City Still At Large

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office investigators are searching for a man they say held up an electronic-cigarette store near Orange City on Friday afternoon.

By Anthony DeFeo | January 9th, 2017

Sheriff’s Office spokesman Gary Davidson said no shots were fired and no one was injured in the robbery, which took place shortly before 4 p.m. at the E-Cig on North Volusia Avenue.

No customers were in the shop at the time of the robbery. Davidson said the suspect burst into the store, pointed a gun at the lone employee present, and demanded money. Continue reading “E-Cig Robbery Suspect In Orange City Still At Large”

Local E-Cig Explosion Survivor Opposes National Ban

Local E-Cig Explosion Survivor Opposes National Ban

Omaha, Neb- Local Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Sunday a new effort to recall E-Cigarettes.

By Kristyna Engdahl | December 19th, 2016

Schumer calls the devices “ticking time bombs”, after reports of explosions injuring users.

But one man, who had an e-cig battery blow up in his face in October, 2015, said he disagrees with the idea.

“Vapes are something I stay away from,” Mike Rose, a local college student, said, “but I don’t have a negative view on them. Continue reading “Local E-Cig Explosion Survivor Opposes National Ban”

United States Surgeon General Concerned About E-Cigs

United States Surgeon General Concerned About E-Cigs

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation’s youth.

By Kxan.com | December 18th, 2016

In a report released Thursday, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy acknowledged a need for more research into the health effects of “vaping,” but said e-cigarettes aren’t harmless and too many teens are using them.

“My concern is e-cigarettes have the potential to create a whole new generation of kids who are addicted to nicotine,” Murthy told The Associated Press. Continue reading “United States Surgeon General Concerned About E-Cigs”

Dr. Oz: Vaping Can Damage Tissue In The Mouth

Dr. Oz: Vaping Can Damage Tissue In The Mouth

I started vaping to stop smoking, believing that it is the way to go-

Q: I started vaping to stop smoking, believing that it is the way to go. Now I hear that it can trigger mouth cancer! Should I stop this too? — Katie J., Bloomington, Ind.

A: Bravo for working to stop smoking. That’s the No. 1 thing you can do to improve your future health. We think the best approach is based on the remarkable program offered at Dr. Mike’s Cleveland Clinic. Continue reading “Dr. Oz: Vaping Can Damage Tissue In The Mouth”

Surgeon General To Young People: Stop Vaping

Surgeon General To Young People: Stop Vaping

Vape pens are now the most commonly used tobacco product among the nation’s youth-

By Patricia Madej | December 8th, 2016

forcing the U.S. surgeon general to issue a call to action and push for more regulation.

Vape pens are now the most commonly used tobacco product among the nation’s youth, forcing the U.S. surgeon general to issue a call to action and push for more regulation.

A new report from the U.S. Continue reading “Surgeon General To Young People: Stop Vaping”

Upcoming Trials To Determine Cancer Effects Of E-Cigs

Upcoming Trials To Determine Cancer Effects Of E-Cigs

A recent national consumer survey noted that 44 percent of Americans under the age of 35 consider electronic cigarettes-

By Allie Casey | December 2nd, 2016

also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, to be less harmful to the lungs than traditional cigarettes. Two upcoming clinical studies at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (The OSUCCC – James) aim to discover the health effects of using e-cigarettes and are currently still recruiting healthy volunteers. Continue reading “Upcoming Trials To Determine Cancer Effects Of E-Cigs”