Vape shops may be exempted from US flavour ban

President Trump may exempt vape shops from the anticipated federal flavour ban, according to White House adviser Kellyanne Conway Conway made the comments during a White House address on Wednesday. She said that e-liquids fell into two distinct categories: tobacco and menthol that appeal to adults and fruit and other flavours that appeal to children. The FDA is expected to…

US bill limits pods to 20mg

A US congressman has introduced a bill that would limit e-cigarette pods to 20mg of nicotine Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (Illinois) introduced the bill on Monday. The bill is the ‘END ENDS Act’, which stands for ‘End Nicotine Dependence from Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Act’. It will also allow the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to lower the limit even…

New York flavour ban goes into effect

The New York flavour ban proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo is now in effect after state officials voted to carry out the executive action Vapers will only be able to buy tobacco and menthol flavours. However, officials will consider extending the ban to include menthol, health commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker said. The emergency legislation will last for 90 days and…