FDA PRESS RELEASE:
GOOD NEWS FOR THE VAPOR INDUSTRY
The vaping industry may have FINALLY gotten the break we needed today. Or at least the first break, there is still much that needs to be changed when it comes to the FDA Deeming Regulations. If not changed, the deeming regulations will CRUSH over 90% of the vaping industry as we know it. Today we may have found out we have more time, but the rules still need to be changed.
A new category is needed, vaping does NOT fit into tobacco / smoking regulations. Square peg, round hole comes to mind.
A key paragraph:
“……The agency plans to issue this guidance describing a new enforcement policy shortly. Under expected revised timelines, applications for newly-regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco, would be submitted by Aug. 8, 2021, and applications for non-combustible products such as ENDS or e-cigarettes would be submitted by Aug. 8, 2022. Additionally, the FDA expects that manufacturers would continue to market products while the agency reviews product applications……”
Read the FDA’s full press release here:
ONE VERY IMPORTANT THING TO KEEP IN MIND, STATE’S WILL LIKELY INCREASE THEIR PRESSURE. State regulations, bans and taxes will be popping up out of the woodwork. Be ready, support your state trade association and let’s continue to fight.
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