New Bills in Congress Would Ban Vape Flavors

A new law that would effectively destroy the independent vaping industry will be introduced this week in separate bills in the Senate and House of Representatives. The bills, called the SAFE Kids Act, will be formally introduced in the Senate sometime this week by Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin and Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski, and in the House by Reps. Diana DeGette (CO) and Jamie Raskin (MD), both Democrats. (The bills have not been published at this time. When they are, we will update this article with the bill numbers.) The name SAFE Kids is short for Stopping Appealing Flavors in … Continue reading New Bills in Congress Would Ban Vape Flavors

Outstanding Growth expected for E-Liquids Market 2019 -2024

The E-Liquids Market Report available with DecisionDatabases.com exclusively defines, describes and foresees market size, market growth along with the regional market analysis. The report also profiles the leading market players – Halo, VMR Product, Turning Points Brands, Nasty Juice, NicVape, Truvape, VaporCast, Space,Jam, Kings Crest, Ripe Vapes, Nicquid, Dinner Lady, Vape Wild, Black Note, Halcyon,Vapors giving a deep understanding of a holistic competitive landscape of the E-Liquids market. The Global E-Liquids Market Report studies and analyses key regions and countries along with the segmentation as per product, type, and end-user. The report covers historic data starting from 2013 till 2018 and forecast data till … Continue reading Outstanding Growth expected for E-Liquids Market 2019 -2024

New Bills in Congress Would Ban Vape Flavors

A new law that would effectively destroy the independent vaping industry will be introduced this week in separate bills in the Senate and House of Representatives. The bills, called the SAFE Kids Act, will be formally introduced in the Senate sometime this week by Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin and Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski, and in the House by Reps. Diana DeGette (CO) and Jamie Raskin (MD), both Democrats. (The bills have not been published at this time. When they are, we will update this article with the bill numbers.) The name SAFE Kids is short for Stopping Appealing Flavors in … Continue reading New Bills in Congress Would Ban Vape Flavors

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigns

US Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb has resigned, according toThe Washington Post. The move, which Gottlieb has said is because he wants to have more time with his family, supposedly came as a surprise to senior White House officials. Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary Alex Azar confirmed the news. Gottlieb, who became FDA commissioner in May 2017, had been a top official at the agency during the George W. Bush administration. When his name was first floated to head the FDA, critics spotlighted his connections to the industry and his work for pharmaceutical companies like GlaxoSmithKline — work that netted him over … Continue reading FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb resigns

Study: Vaping Helped Resolve a Chronic Nasal Infection

Recent studies have documented cases of chronic respiratory bacterial infections being resolved via vaping. A 2017 paper titled, “Resolution of recurrent tonsillitis in a non-smoker who became a vaper. A case study and new hypothesis”, by Joanna Miler and Peter Hajek, had documented the case of a never-smoker who experienced a complete resolution of chronic tonsillitis and a marked improvement in tonsilloliths after taking up vaping. “Recently we reported a case study of an association between vaping and a resolution of a chronic throat infection in a non-smoker who became a vaper. E-cigarette liquids use two humectants, propylene glycol and vegetable glycerol. PG is known … Continue reading Study: Vaping Helped Resolve a Chronic Nasal Infection

Most Tobacco Proposals Are Dead; Two E-Liquid Bills Moving Forward

An estimated 21 percent of Hoosiers smoke – one of the highest smoking rates in the country. But of the nine bills related to smoking, cigarettes, and e-liquids introduced at the Statehouse this session, only two are moving forward. A bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 passed out of one Senate committee, but died in a second Senate committee without another hearing. Advocates have long lobbied to raise the tax rate on cigarettes, which hasn’t been increased since 2007. A recent poll showed 70 percent of Hoosiers support an increased tax, and more than three-fourths say it’s important revenue be … Continue reading Most Tobacco Proposals Are Dead; Two E-Liquid Bills Moving Forward

E-cigarette tax could become a reality in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH)- Calls for higher taxes on e-cigarettes has some people who vape feeling like they could get burned. The proposal already passed the Indiana House, and is now making its way through the Senate. A state lawmaker wants to implement a four-cent tax per milliliter of e-cigarette liquid. All that extra tax money would go into Indiana’s general fund. “It is hurtful to businesses like mine, who are trying to help individuals quit smoking,” said Mason Odle, the owner of Just Vapor stores. Odle used to be a smoker. Now, he owns the Just Vapor shops in Indianapolis and Fishers. “Vaping has changed my life,” Odle … Continue reading E-cigarette tax could become a reality in Indiana