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PMTA Acceptance Letter for BlackNote

Black Note Has Received PMTA Acceptance Letter from the Food and Drug Administration

Black Note is proud to announce we have received a PMTA Acceptance letter from the FDA on April 05, 2021. We have reached a step closer to meeting FDA criteria for a full scientific review before moving onto the next step of the PMTA process. The documentation includes a broad and exhaustive investigation with scientific …

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Black Note Hand Sanitizer

Save One Soul: Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 With Black Note’s New Hand Sanitizer

Together, we will beat this virus. The continued coronavirus pandemic has claimed too many lives and despite a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, it would be a mistake to think the problem has gone away. Now, it’s more important than ever to stay vigilant and for all of us to do what we can to …

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PMTA Deadline pushed back

Judge Announces PMTA Deadline Extension Until September 9th 2020

In the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, a federal judge in Maryland has agreed to grant a 120 day extension to the deadline for pre-market tobacco applications.  This gives the vaping industry a tiny bit of breathing room, but ultimately there is good reason for the delay and many vaping companies would have struggled …

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What is a PMTA

What is a PMTA? A Simple Explanation of How It Will Affect Vapers

Even though you might not have to personally deal with it, most vapers have at least heard of a PMTA. But what actually is it? Even if you don’t run a vaping business, the question will become increasingly important in the next few months as the deadline for submission approaches. In a nutshell, a PMTA …

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Youth Vaping Epidemic

Youth Vaping Epidemic And The Proposed Flavor Ban

Dear Black Note Community, We agree with the need for a category-wide action on e-juice flavors that Sound Just Like Kids’ Favorite Treats ONLY. Such flavors have fueled the youth e-cigarette epidemic. When it comes to tobacco products, particularly e-cigarettes, certain flavors attract kids and puts them at risk of a lifetime of nicotine dependence. We …

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California to ban flavored tobacco flavors

California Moves a Step Closer to Banning Flavored E-Liquids

Yesterday, the Senate Health Committee passed bill SB-38 – essentially a flavor ban – and the related bill SB-39, much to the dismay of vaping and harm reduction advocates across the country. Specifically, these aim to prevent retail stores from selling e-liquids containing a “characterizing flavor,” i.e. a distinguishing taste other than tobacco, and to …

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FDA to ban all flavors except tobacco and monthol

FDA Considers To Ban All Flavors Except Tobacco And Menthol… Now What ?

On Wednesday, the FDA announced a major crack-down on the vaping industry to tackle what they frequently described as an “epidemic” of youth vaping. The move represents a strong step towards the sort of hard-line attitude preferred by groups such as the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, using concerns about “the children” to drive a stake …

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Black Note is now FDA registered

Black Note Successfully Registers All of Its E-Liquids With the FDA

The implementation of the FDA’s e-cigarette regulations may have been delayed, but they are still a looming disaster for the industry. But there is a way through the tangle of regulatory requirements for manufacturers that are willing to spend the money and jump through all the hoops. A major deadline passed on October 12th, by …

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San Fran Flavor Ban

San Francisco Approves Flavored E-Liquid Ban, But It Won’t Reduce Youth Smoking

Vapers and smokers in San Francisco will find it harder to find their favorite e-juice flavors from next April. Last Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance which bans the sale of flavored e-liquids, menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and more. Unsurprisingly, the decision was justified based on the idea that “flavored tobacco products promote …

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FDA E-Cig Regulation

FDA E-Cig Regulation: First Steps for Manufacturers Explained

Although there’s still hope for changing the situation for vaping, the FDA e-cig regulations will start to impact the industry very soon. Vaping product manufacturers have until June 30th to register with the FDA, and you’ll also have to submit a list of products, including their labeling and a sampling of marketing materials. It may …

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Cole-Bishop Amendment defeated

FDA E-Cig Regulations: Democrats Have Killed a Key Amendment (Cole-Bishop), But it Isn’t Over Yet

An amendment to a government funding bill that could have saved the vaping industry from it’s imminent destruction was shot down by democrat leaders last week. The Cole-Bishop amendment would have changed the all-important “predicate date” on the FDA e-cig regulations, and in the process, would have meant all vaping devices on the market as …

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New Zealand Legalizes Nicotine E-Liquid

Putting Smokers’ Health First: New Zealand Legalizes Nicotine E-Liquid

New Zealand has moved to legalize e-cigarettes with nicotine, pushing aside anti-vaping talking points and putting smokers first. With the new plan to regulate nicotine-containing e-cigarettes, the government is showing its willingness to follow the evidence and help smokers who can’t quit nicotine have full access to reduced harm alternatives. For vapers and smokers in …

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New Jersey characterizing flavors ban

New Jersey is Trying to Ban Flavored E-Liquid: Here’s Why We Need to Stop It

YA bill is poised to crush the vaping industry in New Jersey. The democrat-backed A3704/S298  intends to ban flavored e-liquid or cartridges that use a “characterizing flavor” other than tobacco, menthol and clove, all under the familiar guise of “protecting the children” from the supposedly evil vaping industry. But there are a few huge, glaring problems …

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TPD Compliance, Tobacco Products Directive

Black Note Meets TPD Compliance: 15 EU Countries Notified

Black Note is already known for going to extraordinary lengths to produce the best real tobacco vaping liquid in the world, and we’ve likewise gone to great lengths to ensure the world can continue to enjoy it. Black Note is proud to announce we’ve met TPD compliance with the Tobacco Products Directive  for five of …

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Safety Commission Poised for New Authority over Certain Nicotine Products  

Six months, or 180 days. That’s how long manufacturers and importers of liquid nicotine refill containers have to comply with the new law – or answer to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Known as the “Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act,” the new law was signed Jan. 28, mandating child-resistant packaging for certain liquid …

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The Diacetyl Debate: Panic, Controversy and the Need for Transparency

Although the facts on diacetyl in vape juice are debatable, the evidence still paints a consistent picture: it probably isn’t something you should be inhaling. That’s the plain and simple truth. But the issue for vapers themselves is even less clear. Even if the amounts detected in vapor do pose a risk, the amounts in …

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