FDA Regulations & You


Due to the FDA regulations that went into effect on August 8, 2016 we MUST implement these changes:

  • You MUST immediately show your ID if you appear to be under 30 years old. Online sales will have to go through third party age verification.
  • Samples
    CANNOT be FREE to a customer or employee. Sampling (in store) will cost
    $1 (+tax), with 100% of the proceeds to benefit SFATA (Smoke Free
    Alternatives Trade Association).

Shops will NOT be able handle your device.

  • Shops CANNOT prime, build, change or modify your coil in any manner.
  • Shops CANNOT take your tank off your device.
  • Shops CANNOT open your tank or your mod.
  • Shops CANNOT fill your tank.
  • Shops CANNOT update any device.
  • Shops
    CANNOT disassemble or assemble your device. Even disassembling our
    display model for you to see is a gray area. We will walk you through
    set up of your new device, however, we cannot be holding it to do so.

If we do any of those things we are considered to be a Tobacco Manufacturer, which we are NOT.

Shops may no longer mix e<a href="http://www.vapininthecape.com/eliquid_c_7.html”>liquid or add any additives, such as nicotine or flavorings to e<a href="http://www.vapininthecape.com/eliquid_c_7.html”>liquids in-store.

Shops may not alter the original package of an item. Meaning:

  • Shops are not allowed to sell single coils.
  • Shops are not allowed to open bottles of <a href="http://www.vapininthecape.com/e<a href="http://www.vapininthecape.com/eliquid_c_7.html”>liquid_c_7.html”>juice.
  • Shops are not allowed to open boxed items.

Shops are no longer allowed to tell anyone that vaping helps
people quit smoking. We can not claim that it is safer than cigarettes
or that it is a tobacco harm reduction.

These regulations are as the industry understands them today. As with
any new regulation, things might change over the next few months.
Please be patient with us as we try to adapt to the regulations and as
the FDA sees fit to modify.

What can you do about this:

Support HB 2058 to change the date of which all products created after February 2007 are banned.

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