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Month: May 2014

FDA Deeming Response #2 – 1jy-8c7u-sdbk

FDA Deeming Response #2 – 1jy-8c7u-sdbk

Re: The Food and Drug Administration Deems Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warnings for Tobacco Product Packages and Advertisements. I am writing to comment as an individual consumer and healthcare professional that regularly has contact with approximately five other consumers per month who use electronic cigarettes on the Paperwork Reduction…

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FDA Deeming Response #1 – 1jy-8c5j-hwgb

FDA Deeming Response #1 – 1jy-8c5j-hwgb

May 18, 2014 Dear Mr. Zeller: I am writing as an individual consumer to request an extension of the comment period for the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) Proposed Rule Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended by the Family Smoking and Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (the “Proposed Rule”) published at 79 Fed. Reg. 23,142 and Federal Register No. 2014-09491. On behalf of myself, I am requesting that the comment…

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Response to Senator Harkin’s HELP committee hearing May 15, 2014

Response to Senator Harkin’s HELP committee hearing May 15, 2014

Most recently I’ve had to take on the fight at the federal level, responding to the ludicrous ravings of a would-be distinguished senator. I look at this senator’s publications and note that he believes he and some of his colleagues do science to prove that electronic cigarettes are advertised to attract children with this.  And then he joins a few other colleagues in evidencing prescient understanding of research as-yet-unpublished because it is still under review here.  Finally he decides to…

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Safe Sub-ohm Vaping

Safe Sub-ohm Vaping

[Originally posted in ECForums May 10, 2014] I’m not against sub-ohm vaping. I *am* against the notion that Joe Newcomer with less than second hand knowledge and a few months experience should be doing it to “chase clouds”. It really bothers me to see these folks building cloud machines. Sure, the basics are easy, but the risks and consequences are not. Sure, whatever works is a great line, but that ends at the point where you increase the risk of…

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