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Congress Asked To Support Pro-Vaping Bill That Would Undo FDA Deeming Rule

BY CHRIS MELLIDES Since its introduction, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Deeming Rule, which requires vape manufacturers to submit costly applications for product approval has slogged along, caused worry and has been a very divisive issue overall. On April 28, Congress will be voting…
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Cole-Bishop Amendment Considered For Inclusion In US Budget

BY CHRIS MELLIDES In a statement released by the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA) the non-profit, pro-vaping organization informed its members to push their lawmakers to support the inclusion of the Cole-Bishop amendment in the FY2017 federal budget. Cole-Bishop “is a bipartisan effort in support…
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VTA Commends Senators Cole and Bishop For Industry Saving Legislation

By CHRIS MELLIDES The Vapor Technology Association’s (VTA) Executive Director Tony Abboud is in agreeance with Tom Cole (R-OK) and Sanford Bishop (D-GA), and commended them for their introduction of a piece of bipartisan legislation that aims to change the predicate date, or grandfather date, which relegated what…
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Cole-Bishop Amendment Fails To Pass, Alternate Version Could Be Adopted This Spring

Federal budget legislation passed last month did so without the inclusion of the Cole-Bishop Amendment, which would have eased the impending threat to the vapor product industry posed by the regulatory framework outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Cole-Bishop Amendment was…