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Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald
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I spend most of my time studying the regulatory, legislative and scientific challenges to vaping, advocating for our right to exist, and talking with others who do the same. Consider me a source for information, and feel free to agree or disagree with anything I say. I love good coffee and sweet Michigan cherries. My childhood hero was Gordie Howe.
Gavel
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A coalition of vaping rights groups just sued the FDA in federal district court in Washington, DC, challenging parts of the FDA's deeming regulations.
Rubbish Bin
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Experts say the authors of a "gateway study" in the journal Pediatrics misinterpret their own findings about teen vaping and smoking.
Democrats
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Democrats from Minnesota and Georgia now support the efforts to prevent the FDA's deeming regulations from banning all existing vape products
US Capitol
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West Virginia passed a tax on e-liquid as part of a tobacco tax bill, becoming just the fifth state to impose a tax on vapor products.
Austrailian Flag
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In Australia the government and prohibitionist tobacco control work together to prevent vaping from making a difference to smokers
California
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How California's restrictive new tobacco laws will impact vaping, vapers, vendors, online sales and vape shops now and in the future
Gregory Conley
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American Vaping Association president Gregory Conley ran into US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy in Washington, and delivered an impromptu presentation
Australia
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Vapers in Victoria, Australia need to act immediately to prevent harsh restrictions from being passed by Parliament on June 8
Social Media
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Vaping was the first disruptive technology to find its market online, and vapers need to use the internet to stay connected
Sen. Ron Johnson
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Senator Ron Johnson sent a second letter to FDA commissioner Califf demanding answers about the deeming regulations that will destroy vaping