FDA won’t be hurried to create CBD exceptions amid safety concerns, official says

This article was originally published in MJBizDaily.com A top official for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the agency is concerned that developing a legal exception for supplements containing CBD could send the wrong message, both to companies interested in entering the market and consumers. Lowell Schiller, the FDA’s principal associate commissioner for…

Judge overturns ban on sale of flavored vape juices

This article was originally published on Fox13now.com SALT LAKE CITY — A judge has overturned an emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vape juices. In an order issued Monday morning, 3rd District Court Judge Keith Kelly said the Utah Department of Health overstepped its authority in implementing the emergency rule, rather than following an…

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Massachusetts vaping ban can stand for now, but state must fix flaws in a week, judge says

BOSTON – A controversial temporary ban on the sale of all vaping products in Massachusetts can stand for now, a judge ruled Monday, saying the ban as written is likely unlawful but halting it immediately would “contravene the public interest.”  This article was originally published by USAToday.com The decision, denying a request for an injunction from the vaping industry,…

Industry Files Lawsuit To Stop Washington’s Flavored Vape Ban

This article was originally published by OPB.org One of the vaping industry’s trade associations filed a lawsuit in Washington state Monday to try and block a new flavored vape ban. The Vapor Technology Association and one of its members, Baron Enterprises LLC, filed suit to stop the Washington Department of Health from enforcing an emergency rule it approved Oct. 9. The agency…