E Cigs, FDA, Politicians and the Grandfather Date
Hello All –
Vapor4Life wanted to draw everyone’s attention to some recent developments in regards to the FDA and the deeming regulations regarding e cigarettes. As CASAA points out on their site –
“Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Rep. John Boehner (House Speaker), Rep. Kevin McCarthy (House Majority Leader), and Rep. Fred Upton (Chairman of the House Energy & Commerce Committee) cosigned a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell. In this letter they asked the FDA to consider changing the February 15, 2007 grandfather date for newly deemed tobacco products. They go on to suggest that the grandfather date be moved — perhaps to April 25, 2014, the day that FDA’s proposed regulations were submitted, or to the future date when the regulations are finalized.
Please take action now by telling your representative and senator that you support changing the grandfather date and, in fact, that the proposed tobacco regulations are inappropriate for e-cigarettes.
And when you’re finished, please take a moment to add your name to CASAA’s “Thank You” letter to Reps Boehner, McCarthy, and Upton.”
Vapor4Life wants to publicly thank these representatives for their support of our industry and urge everyone to follow CASAA’s advise and reach out to your elected officials and let it be known how you feel about our industry. We also want to thank CASAA for their continued vigilance and support of our industry.
Vapor4Life is very active in the vaping community behind the scenes, but please continue to check back on this blog as we update you on our efforts and those in the community.
The Vapor4Life Team