Is Juul’s Strategy To Combat Underage Use Good For the Industry?

You might have noticed lately that the vape company, Juul, has been under a massive attack from just about every media organization in the U.S., big or small. Small local news stations are picking up the stories and big publishers like NYTimes are joining in too.

The main concern that all of these publications are reporting is that “juuling” is becoming an epidemic among teens. They’re making claims that vaping is exposing teens to harmful chemicals like formaldehyde and that vaping can eventually lead teens to addiction and into moving towards smoking. There is already plenty of research (see here, and here, and here, and here) showing that both of those claims aren’t true, but it’s not stopping journalists from saying it.

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FDA Seeks Comments on Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products

The FDA has proposed regulations of e-juice flavors and I wanted to bring it up as we get closer to the deadline for submitting a comment on the Federal Register website.

CASAA and the VTA have also joined forces to develop a template letter that will help you get your own comment started – http://actnow.io/saveflavors

The original deadline was originally in June, but the FDA decided to extend the deadline until July 19, but don’t hold off until the last minute because your comment might take some time to write.

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E-Juice Review: Fruit Finale by Fresh Pressed Salts

Fruit Finale was sent to me for the purpose of review from CloudCounterVapor.com (get it here), which is both an online vape store and an Austin, TX brick and mortar shop with a big selection of new products.

So Fresh Pressed Salts comes from a company named California Grown E-liquids. ‘Fresh Pressed’ is their first line of what they are calling handcrafted e-juices. I’m not sure exactly what hand-crafted means, because isn’t all of it at first?

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Is Instagram’s IGTV a Good Option for Vape Reviewers?

There’s some big news in the video and social media world and it’s that Instagram just launched a long-form video platform last week.

People Are Fed Up With YouTube

With all the missteps that YouTube has taken in the last six months, some people have thought it could become the beginning of their end. For example, tons of creators have had their channels de-monetized, channels on particular topics are being shut down, videos are constantly being flagged, and all of this is causing people to go to other platforms.

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