2 Bills In Congress That Could Save Vaping
2 Bills in Congress That Could Save Vaping
WASHINGTON — The vaping industry received encouraging news as a subcommittee within the House Appropriations Committee on Agriculture approved a bill with language that may ease U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules on electronic cigarettes and vaping products, according to tobacco-industry resource Halfwheel.com.
Language within the U.S. House of Representatives’ agricultural appropriations bill for fiscal 2018 would change the so-called “predicate date,” the date from which products can be grandfathered into a less restrictive FDA application process, from Feb. 15, 2007, to Aug. 8, 2016. The 2007 date is a damaging end point for e-cigarettes and vaping products, because most were not …