e-cigarette

String of Lawsuits Challenges FDA E-Cigarette Marketing Regulations

February 5, 2018 Last week, a number of vape shops represented by the Pacific Legal Foundation (“PLF”) filed federal lawsuits around the country challenging e-cigarette marketing restrictions contained in the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) 2016 “Deeming Rule.” How can e-cigarette manufacturers, vape shops and related marketing affiliates avoid problems with regulators?

FDA Issues New Guidance on E-Cigarette Free Samples

October 18, 2017 Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued finalized guidance regarding the distribution of free samples of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. What do e-cigarette marketers need to know about product sampling, coupons and other promotions?

Big E-Cig Developments

June 22, 2017 News out of New York and New Jersey this week indicates that additional e-cig regulations could soon affect consumers, manufacturers, and marketers alike.  Given the size of the market, it is incumbent to keep a watchful eye on these potential industry-changing developments. What are the proposed e-cig regulations?

E-Cig Marketers Take Notice: Proposed New Jersey Flavored E-Liquid Law Advances

March 9, 2017 Last week, the New Jersey State Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee (“Committee”) reported favorably on a proposed e-cig law that would prohibit the promotion, sale and distribution of vaping products with “characterizing flavors.”  This is a significant development for e-cig marketers, as it may signal similar action to come in other …

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New World Order for E-Cigs

May 23, 2016 This month, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released a highly anticipated rule chiefly aimed at bringing e-cigs and other nicotine vaporizing technology products within its regulatory purview.  For years, the e-cig industry has been allowed to grow and flourish within a legal grey zone as a non-tobacco product.  Under intense pressure …

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Summary of the Newly Proposed E-Cig Regulations

Amidst New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles implementing citywide indoor bans on e-cigs, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its proposed e-cig regulations last week, more than a year after their originally scheduled release date.  In this post, we will provide a broad summary of the much-anticipated e-cig regulations. New E-Cig Regulations Currently, …

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