Hey everyone, I was just curious if there are any licensing requirements for making and selling vape juice?
I haven’t found any solid answer after searching the internet for a few days and I’m hoping someone can shed some light.
I know I would need a business with an EIN and a tax ID number but when I searched Ohio regulations it stated that a retail license was not required. I didn’t find anything on a manufacturing license requirement either.
The short answer is “Yes” the federal government looks at those that make e-juice as a tobacco manufacture and you have to have a tobacco license if your doing more than resaleing another companies manufacturer juice.
and your labels have to have a ton of info on them, perhaps @zerohimself could help w/ that
Vape shops that mix, prepare, or combine liquid nicotine and other components of tobacco products meet the definition of a “tobacco product manufacturer” under the law, and are therefore subject to the same legal requirements as all other tobacco product manufacturers.
If a vape store is not mixing, preparing or combining any products then that store may be considered a retailer, not a manufacturer. Certain requirements apply only to manufacturers, such as requirements relating to establishment registration, product listings, and premarket applications. Visit our new Manufacturer hub and new Retailer hub for additional information.
I hate to be a pain. Where are the manufacturer and retailer hubs? I’m still newer to this site and don’t navigate too well.
Thank you very much. You’ve been a huge help!!
But what if I’m using lab made nicotine in my juices and not nicotine pulled from tobacco? No part of My e juices come from tobacco so do I need a license
My understanding is that anything VAPE related falls under the same restrictions
I’m not a lawyer, but if I read things correctly, if your e-juice is 100% water you would still need a license because it is considered vape related.
No part of a vaporizer or atomizer comes from tobacco, but they are still deemed to be “tobacco products” by the FDA.