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FDA Commissioner Makes Most 'Direct Threat' Yet to Vaping Industry

In either a shocking or predictable move this week — depending on what side of the fence you are on — Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has “made his most direct threat yet against e-cigarette companies,” reports NBC News.Gottlieb’s statement at a hearing held at FDA headquarters continued, saying that companies face an [...]

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Tobacco 21 Report: Is 21 or 18 the Ideal Age?

Every several months we see enough hits on Tobacco 21 worthy of a blog to note which jurisdictions have either passed the law or are contemplating such a move. However, possibly more important is the debate within each potential passage: Is 21 too old? Isn’t 18 “adult” enough? Of course we had this debate with [...]

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New Studies: Vaping May Help Smokers, Not Encourage Tobacco Use

We round out 2018’s blogs with two new studies that give vapers and vaping advocates hope for the future.First, we tackle the claim that vaping is a gateway to smoking, not the other way around. An op-ed by Quartz outlined a new study that proves just the opposite, that vaping — especially amongst teens — [...]

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Are Health Organizations Ignoring Correlation Between Mental Health and Vaping?

A bevy of questions are being posed at the end of 2018 — no different than any other time in our industry — but possibly more important than ever before. This blog’s question to our loyal readers poses the same as a statement in a recent op-ed in Filter, an organization that advocates through journalism [...]

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Study Shows E-Cigarettes Less Toxic Than Traditional Cigarettes

In a new win for harm reduction, a news study published in the journal JAMA Network Open provides an estimate of toxins in e-cigarettes versus analog cigarettes. Of course there is no science as to the long-term effects of e-cigarettes yet, but Maciej Goniewicz, one of the authors of the study, told CNN that estimates [...]

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Altria-Juul Deal Brings Holiday Surprise to Employees

The vaping world is filled with news big and small — let’s be honest, mostly big — and this one that’s been unfolding over the past couple of months is no different. However, it’s bigger than most.We head back to the end of October, when USA Today reported that Altria, maker of Marlboro and parent [...]

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December Banning Report

‘Tis the season for merriment, so we hope this month’s banning report isn’t completely reminiscent of coal in your stocking.First we head to Newark, NJ, where the city council has approved a ban on “enclosed” public vaping, according to the Newark Advocate. Retail vapor stores and tobacco stores are exempt under the new law. Additionally, [...]

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What Do You Think of FDA's Gas Station, Convenience Store Ban?

Last month the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unleashed new laws that bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations. Now, these products will only be sold in speciality tobacco and vape stores with age restrictions. Oregon-based News-Review also reports that age verification requirements for online sales will increase, and the FDA [...]

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Annual E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium Dates Announced

Regulatory law experts Keller and Heckman have announced dates for the annual E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium, an informative two-day course looking at compliance within the vaping industry.“Staying in Compliance and Staying in Business in the Face of Regulatory Uncertainty” will provide attendees with guidance on how to stay in compliance with the Food and [...]

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Win CASH for the Holidays!

To celebrate the holiday season, Vape Radio and Cyclops Vapor have teamed up once again to bring you what you REALLY need this time of year ... CASH!Now until December 21, you'll have not one, not two, but THREE chances to win cash simply by posting a handcheck on your social media! Each week, [...]

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