SUPREME COURT | Big Time Vapes & USVA Challenge Tobacco Control Act | RegWatch



June of last year RegWatch brought you the story of a longshot legal challenge against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by Big Time Vapes, a Mississippi vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer, and the United States Vaping Association (USVA). The lawsuit argues Congress ceded too much authority to the executive branch when it passed the Tobacco Control Act of 2009, an authority used by the FDA to deem vaping products to be a tobacco product.

The original complaint was dismissed in U.S. District Court in 2019, and since our last coverage, the suit failed on appeal. However, it’s not over until it’s over and that leaves the U.S. Supreme Court.

Joining us today on RegWatch is Jared Najvar the lawyer behind the Supreme Court challenge and legal advocate Greg Troutman who filed an amicus brief on behalf of 19 vaping associations in support of Big Time Vape’s petition to the highest court in the land.

Could SCOTUS rule in vaping’s favor?

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Released: February 11, 2021
Produced by Brent Stafford

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