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Nicotine Tax Added to Infrastructure Bill Again

Nicotine Tax Added to Infrastructure Bill Again

November 12, 2021

In addition to all the drama surrounding negotiations about the infrastructure bill, there is also a large nicotine tax that has been added back onto it.

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How is Tobacco Free Nicotine Regulated?

How is Tobacco Free Nicotine Regulated?

October 29, 2021

How does tobacco free nicotine fit in with current regulations?
Synthetic nicotine, or tobacco free nicotine (TFN) doesn’t quite fit in with current regulations.

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What is tobacco free nicotine?

What is tobacco free nicotine?

October 15, 2021

Tobacco-free nicotine (TFN) is nicotine that is made in a lab instead of extracted from tobacco plants. It can also be called synthetic nicotine. Most of the nicotine used in eliquids was made by growing tobacco and extracting the nicotine from the plants.

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Ruthless Vapor - Now with Tobacco Free Nicotine

Ruthless Vapor - Now with Tobacco Free Nicotine

October 08, 2021

After a long year of waiting, Ruthless has finally received the final decision - an MDO, or a Marketing Denial Order.

We will be continuing to sell vape juices. However, we will now be producing Tobacco Free Nicotine (TFN) e-liquids.

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FDA Starts Issuing Marketing Denial Orders

FDA Starts Issuing Marketing Denial Orders

September 10, 2021

Roughly one year after the PMTA deadline, the FDA has finished reviewing many of the PMTAs submitted. A current press release from the FDA highlights their progress, which has resulted in MDOs (Marketing Denial Orders) for over 946,000 products.

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Ruthless Starts the Review Phase

Ruthless Starts the Review Phase

August 20, 2021 1 Comment

On August 16th, Ruthless Vapor has now moved onto the scientific review phase of the PMTA process!

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Philip Morris Plans to Stop Selling Cigarettes in UK

Philip Morris Plans to Stop Selling Cigarettes in UK

August 06, 2021

Without context, the claim that Philip Morris was going to stop selling cigarettes in the UK within ten years would sound ridiculous. The claim alone surprised many - it was hard to believe that a cigarette company would willingly stop selling cigarettes. However, with a little more context, it is not surprising at all.

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Extreme Tobacco Restrictions in Brookline, MA

Extreme Tobacco Restrictions in Brookline, MA

July 23, 2021

Brookline, Massachusetts - a town that has prided itself on being early to adopt tobacco and electronic cigarette restrictions, has voted to implement a relatively untested form of tobacco restriction called the Tobacco-Free Generation Law.

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Germany's New Tobacco Tax Laws

Germany's New Tobacco Tax Laws

July 09, 2021

Germany, one of the better countries to vape in, has passed the Tobacco Duty Modernization Act, which will add an additional tax to e-liquids. The tax begins at 0.16 euros per milliliter starting July 1, 2022 and increases until it reaches 0.32 euros per milliliter on January 1, 2026.

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Black Teens Subject to Police Violence Over Vaping

Black Teens Subject to Police Violence Over Vaping

June 25, 2021

A few days ago, videos concerning Black teens vaping on the Maryland Beach City Boardwalk went viral. People were understandably upset when they saw videos featuring the Boardwalk’s cops removing the vaping teens with an excessive amount of force. The vapers were Black teenagers who were attacked, kneed in the stomach, and tied before being removed and arrested.

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SBA requests additional year for PMTA related sales

SBA requests additional year for PMTA related sales

June 11, 2021

A section of the SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) has sent a letter to the FDA requesting that they delay enforcement on products that have submitted PMTA forms for another year.

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FDA Finally Publishes Submitted PMTA List

FDA Finally Publishes Submitted PMTA List

May 21, 2021

The FDA promised long ago that it would provide a list of products that were allowed to be sold during the PMTA’s one year grace period. After many delays, the list has been released, and it is huge.

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