In this week’s installment of our critique of regulations and associated vape laws, we take a look at a couple creative ways the individual states have jumped on the tobacco money-train. For the most part, states have waited to punch their ticket to ride. But, as you might think, once the train starts a-rollin, it almost never slows down. And it certainly has not. So without delay, here is an early look at what is in the works on a state level.
If you’ve followed the war on vaping, you may have noticed a little trend. The vast majority of anti-vaping politicians are Democrats. The staunchest supporters of electronic cigarettes seem to be free-market Republicans and right-leaning libertarians. Why is this? Today, I’ll explore the Democratic Party, past and present, to explain this political phenomenon.
August the 8th has come and gone. The FDA Deeming Regulations have now passed into law. From the local mom-and-pop shop to the major manufacturers, no one can escape the long reach of the FDA. For the next two years, the scramble is on for the industry survivors. The next two years will prove to be excruciating for some businesses, and some simply won’t survive. But how did we get to this point? Why has vaping been classified as a “tobacco product?” Do they know you can get e liquid with zero nicotine? The biggest question of this legislation is: who benefits from actions taken by the FDA?
I’m sure many a vaper can relate to have too many empty bottles lying around. Maybe you’re someone that goes through a 30mL a day. All that can add up and create a lot of waste. So, I just wanted to take a second to talk with you about how to recycle e-liquid bottles and properly dispose of them. Continue reading “How to Recycle E-Liquid Bottles”
Hello, Vape Fans! As some of you have heard, Washington regulations have been put into place that complicate our ability to sell to Washington customers. We are always here to inform so we want to break down exactly what these laws require.
At Mt. Baker Vapor we work hard to provide each and every vaper with a pleasant vaping experience. As much as we love providing you with your favorite flavors and great content, we are always striving to be a leader in vaping advocacy as well. As many of you may know, the FDA has finalized their Deeming Regulations dealing with the vaping industry. If their rules are successfully put in place, consumer choice is decreased and mom and pop shops will be going out of business. That is why we have HR 2058, a bill that could save all vaping companies! Continue reading “Mt. Baker Vapor’s Call to Action: Support HR 2058!”
Dear Valued Customer,
We wanted to reach out to extend our gratitude and appreciation to you, our loyal Mt Baker Vapor customer, and to thank you for your patience as we adjust to our new regulated environment. Continue reading “Letter from the President”
The day is finally here! Since our relocation to Mesa last year, we’ve been asked again and again about a Mesa vape shop. Why should an Arizonan wait for the mailman when they can pick it up themselves? Well, our collective prayers have been answered on this day.
Anti-vaping legislation is so complex, you need to be a lawyer to know what’s going on. Luckily, we have a lawyer! Mt Baker Vapor has worked closely with Azim Chowdhury in regards to the Right To Be Smoke Free Coalition, and he is an expert in the field of vaping regulation. Tristan Pope of ALT TAB ME presents a long-form interview with Azim on the subject of vaping versus FDA: