Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The FDA's Insane Definition of 'Tobacco Product' Drives Vaping Innovation

(Reason) The Food and Drug Administration's onerous e-cigarette regulations, which are expected to put all but the largest producers of vaping equipment and e-liquids out of business, are based on the counterintuitive premise that tobacco products need not contain tobacco. If they contain nicotine derived from tobacco, as the fluid that e-cigarettes turn into an aerosol often does, that's enough for the FDA to regulate them as tobacco products.
But what about the many varieties of nicotine-free e-liquids, sold in disposable e-cigarettes, replaceable cartridges and bottles for refilling vaporizer tanks? Do those liquids and the systems in which they are used also qualify as tobacco products? Continued

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