May 5, 2017
(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) regarding the cancer-causing effects of electronic cigarettes as compared to traditional cigarettes. Judicial Watch brought the action in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch vs. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al. (No. 1:17-cv-00831)).
The lawsuit was filed after...
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Vape Shop Air Sampling by California State Health Department Suggests that Secondhand Vape Exposure is Minimal
Via http://tobaccoanalysis.blogspot.com, May 1 2017
As part of its investigation into the potential health effects of electronic cigarettes, the California Department of Public Health has been conducting air sampling and personal exposure monitoring in vape shops throughout the state. The results of sampling in one of these vape shops, obtained by The Rest of the Story, reveal that "secondhand vaping" appears to result in minimal exposure of bystanders to hazardous chemicals.
In this particular vape shop, sampling was conducted under quite adverse conditions. Many of the employees vaped throughout the sampling and 13 customers vaped while in the shop. There was no active...
A Major Embarrassment for the FDA: Congressman to Introduce E-Cigarette Regulatory Bill Tomorrow
According to multiple sources, Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA) will introduce legislation tomorrow in the House of Representatives that will create a new regulatory framework for electronic cigarettes and vaping products. The bill is titled “The Cigarette Smoking Reduction and Electronic Vapor Alternatives Act of 2017.”
Briefly, here is what the bill would do, in order of importance:
- The FDA would be precluded from regulating electronic cigarettes under the same framework as tobacco cigarettes. Thus, the bill would put an end to the requirement for e-cigarette...
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LOST ART LIQUIDS, LLC ("Lost Art Liquids"), producers of many of the most popular selling premium e-liquids sold in the United States and abroad, has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Food & Drug Administration ("FDA") in the Central District of California today(May 19, 2016). Lost Art Liquids' suit challenges FDA's purported authority to deem and regulate e-liquids and other vapor products as "tobacco products"...