(The AEGIS Alliance) – A potential 40,000-50,000 small business locations will be forced to permanently close and go out of business, along with an estimated more than 150,000-200,000 people losing their jobs.
The FDA recently denied the Pre-Market Tobacco Applications (PMTA) of over 6.5 million Vape Products that are NOT connected to Big Tobacco. But the FDA approved or needs more time for applications of Vape Products connected to Big Tobacco. The FDA has also approved the applications of a few kinds of Cigarettes since 2019.
Big Tobacco is making its move to control the U.S. vape industry, no more buying 100 ml or 120 ml bottles of e-liquid. Big Tobacco wants there to only be disposables and pods, half the e-liquid for double the price. Disposables and pods that cause pollution from people littering them. Disposables and pods that the entire so-called youth vaping epidemic was blamed on, to begin with, are the vapor devices the FDA and Big Tobacco want to keep legal.
The United Kingdom views the way the United States handles vaping as bizarre. Nicotine vaping is an approved effective medical tool in the UK to help smokers quit cigarettes. Health ministry officials in the UK urge doctors to recommend to their smoker patients that they switch to vaping.
The FDA bans 6.5 million vape products: American Vaping Association.
How the British Approach to Vaping Puts the US to Shame: Filter Mag.
Your vape isn’t leaching toxic metals: Vapour.
Does vaping cause popcorn lung? Short answer: NO. Cancer Research UK.
What are the benefits of switching from smoking to vaping? Cancer Research UK: “Vaping is far less harmful than smoking.
Vape shops open in two UK hospitals to help smokers kick the habit: The Guardian.
Mental health facilities in the UK offer vape kits to smoker patients. Smokers attending hospital emergency departments will be given e-cigarette starter packs in a new study funded by the NIHR: NIHR.AC.UK.
The Bay Area, California’s vape flavor ban resulted in teen cigarette smoking rates doubling: Yale.edu
Multiple studies show that vape flavor bans cause an increase in adult and teen cigarette use: CSP Daily News.
Vape Illness was caused by bootleg black-market THC oils that have Vitamin E Acetate Oil in them, not regular nicotine e-liquid, according to the CDC. Meanwhile, the UK and other countries never had a vape illness problem: NPR.
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg puts a lot of money into anti-vaping campaigns, even in other countries: Vaping Daily.
The lungs absorb substantially less nicotine from vaping than from smoking cigarettes. Vapor doesn’t lacerate the lungs as combustible cigarette smoke does: Nature.com.
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