Vapor Corp. Celebrates Recent Victory for Electronic Cigarettes
HALLANDALE, Fla., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Vapor Corp., formerly Miller Diversified Corporation (OTC: MILR), a leading marketer and distributor of electronic cigarettes is celebrating U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon’s recent ruling: that the United States Food and Drug Administration does not have the authority to seize electronic cigarettes because these products do not qualify as devices subject to the agency’s regulation. “This case appears to be yet another example of F.D.A.’s aggressive efforts to regulate recreational tobacco products as drugs or devices,” Judge Leon wrote. “Unfortunately, its tenacious drive to maximize its regulatory power has resulted in its advocacy of an interpretation of the relevant law that I find, at first blush, to be unreasonable and unacceptable.”
“Judge Leon’s ruling represents a victory for the electronic cigarette industry,” says Kevin Frija, CEO of Vapor Corp. “We believe that Judge Leon clearly understood the issue at hand, and we couldn’t be more satisfied with his ruling. With no offensive second-hand smoke, our smokeless products offer a better alternative to traditional cigarette smoking, and a greener environment for both the smoking and the non-smoking community. Simply put, there is no longer a need for anyone to breathe the unwanted, second-hand smoke produced by traditional tobacco cigarettes. We look forward to continued growth of our business, and we will continue to comply with any and all applicable regulations as announced by the United States Food and Drug Administration,” Mr. Frija further states.
Vapor Corp., which reported revenue of $4.48 million in the nine months ending September 30, 2009, will file its annual results on its Form 10-K with the SEC within the next 75 days.
About Vapor Corp.
Vapor Corp., formerly Miller Diversified Corporation (PINK SHEETS: MILR), through its wholly owned subsidiary Smoke Anywhere USA, Inc., is a marketer and distributor of personal vaporizers, whose brands include Fifty-One(TM), Krave(TM), EZ Smoker,(TM) Green Puffer,(TM) and Smoke Star(TM) brands. Personal vaporizers are electronic devices that vaporize a liquid solution, which provide users an experience akin to smoking without actual combustion, and as such, no smoke or noxious odor is dispelled from the device. The most common form of personal vaporizers are “electronic cigarettes,” and liquid solution of these e-cigs include nicotine, along with tobacco flavorings or essences. The company currently sells its personal vaporizers internationally and domestically through distributors, wholesalers and direct to consumers through its websites and direct response television marketing efforts. For more information, please visit: http://www.smoke51.com
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