E-cigarette regulation in the U.S. is more complex than ever following the arrival of the final deeming regulations and increasing legislation at federal, state and local level, as is spelled out in detail in a new report for ECigIntelligence subscribers.
Congressman Tom Cole has cautiously endorsed FDA commissioner-designate Scott Gottlieb’s plan to review the agency’s contentious deeming regulation on e-cigarettes and tobacco products – but urged him to hurry.
A key U.S. Senate committee voted in favour of making Dr. Scott Gottlieb the next FDA commissioner after he laid out plans to review the deeming rule that has generated so much controversy within the e-cigarette industry.
A California Republican congressman and vaping promoter has introduced a bill in Congress to exempt e-cigarettes from controls in not only the controversial FDA deeming regulation but also the Tobacco Control Act.
Legal moves in two U.S. states show them moving in almost opposite directions on e-cigarette taxation – Kansas clarifying and lowering its e-liquid tax, while Pennsylvania’s revenue department digs its heels in against a court challenge.
The “social image” of vaping may have overtaken smoking cessation as the most popular reason for using e-cigarettes – which many find more satisfying than smoking. Those are the striking conclusions of two recent studies of the perception and usage of e-cigs.
U.S. president Donald Trump on Friday announced his intention to nominate Scott Gottlieb as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ending a months-long process watched closely by the e-cigarette industry.