Effective August 8, 2016, the FDA extended its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-vapor products. As newly deemed tobacco products, e-vapor products are subject to the same general controls to which cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco, and smokeless tobacco are already subject.
Some key provisions in FDA’s final rule include:
We Support Reasonable FDA Regulation
Vaper Rights believes that the FDA has an important role to play in regulating e-cigarettes. E-vapor products contain nicotine, which is addictive. The FDA’s decisions will provide uniform national standards that will apply across the country. We believe the FDA should:
FDA must continue to base its decisions on science and evidence. Regulations can keep e-vapor products out of kids’ hands while respecting the rights of adult vapers.