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eCigarettes - Do they fall under the category of selling tobacco?

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24 Apr 11 06:40:24 am
I am thinking to maybe look into the business with e cig and e juice .
I have a question about license .
Since i will be soon applying for tax id and business license , is having a website with e cig and e juice have to be under category of selling tobacco ?
Or just wholesaler license.
Some of e juices have between 35 and 0 mg of nicotine .Thanks

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24 Apr 11 10:58:54 pm
Hi Etro,

If you are based in the US, it may depend on where you are currently located, you see
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) classified electronic cigarettes as drug delivery devices and subject to regulation under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) prior to importation to and sale in the United States
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There is an argument going on in many states regarding how the e-cigarette and its components are to be classified. It would be best if you check with your local registry.

I think you might find this forum mighty helpful in your business - Link hidden: Login to view

Hope this helps :) All the best!


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