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The VP Podcast

The VP Podcast

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+21 Only. REBRANDED! The VP Podcast is the go-to podcast for vape shop owners and industry activists. This podcast condenses Vaping Post's critically acclaimed journalism covering vaper culture and regulation into one, easy listen. Created and hosted by Michael McGrady, one of Vaping Post's English columnists. Presented by We are independent of big tobacco. For more info, visit
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Vaping Weekly Returns #5: Alex Clark of CASAA and Michael McGrady on the PMTA Deadline
Vaping Weekly Returns, this episode, returns with a brand new full-length interview between host Michael McGrady and Alex Clark of the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association as they discuss the upcoming Sept. 9 deadline for the Premarket Tobacco Product Applications regulatory pathway in the United States of America. We are independent of big tobacco.
September 04, 2020
Vaping Weekly Returns #4: Gregory Conley of the American Vaping Association on U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi
In this fourth episode of our second season, Gregory Conley speaks out about his concerns related to a recent letter U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi sent to the Food and Drug Administration commissioner Stephen Hahn asking him to clear the market of all e-cigarette products during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Also, we dig briefly into the PMTA deadline of September 9, 2020.
August 14, 2020
Vaping Weekly Returns #3: Chelsea Boyd on IQOS; Australia; SMOORE Listing
In this third episode of our second season, I speak with Chelsea Boyd of the R Street Institute. We also chat IQOS approvals and modified risk product approvals. Also, we dive into the current state of the Australia situation and VAPORESSO's parent SMOORE International Holdings Limited is one of the first vaping manufacturers to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. For more information, visit
July 17, 2020
Vaping Weekly Returns #2: Lindsey Stroud on PMTA; The Australia Soapbox
In this second episode of Vaping Weekly's second season, we are pleased to hear some brief thoughts from Lindsey Stroud and a few headlines from around the world. Also, enjoy the brand new sound design and partnership for this episode. Thanks, everyone! Stay tuned for more episodes.
July 01, 2020
Vaping Weekly Returns: A brief interview with Dave Sweanor
We are back everyone! In this episode, we have a brief but productive interview with Dave Sweanor, a professor of law at the University of Ottawa in Canada. 
June 14, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Mar. 12
Show returns. Thoughts on Biden. COVID-19 and its impact on smoking and vapers. Other COVID-19 articles:
March 12, 2020
Vaping Weekly Quick Hits: Election Update for March 3 and 4
Latest on the election. Show returns to normal operations March 12.
March 04, 2020
Vaping Weekly Quick Hits: Election Update for Feb 25
Vaping Weekly is still going strong. However, we need to cut this week's episode shoet to accomdate our upcoming projects and an exciting new foreign assigment taken on by host Michael McGrady. Nevada results and analysis. More analsyis coming this weekend.
February 26, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Feb. 13
Brazil sues big tobacco. Bernie wins New Hampshire. New data from the World Health Organization. And, much more.
February 14, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Feb. 6
Special edition - Iowa Caucus Results and the headlines important for shop owners, activists, and consumers.
February 06, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Jan. 28
The CDC is changing its tune. Is Azar telling the truth? A Wyoming police department says they can't enforce Tobacco 21. SF vaping ban about to hit. Legislative proposals galore. A hit on CBD. Mexico goes to pot. And, much more.
January 28, 2020
Unfiltered #2 - Marewa Glover, a Māori smoking cessation expert
Michael McGrady opens up with Marewa Glover in this second edition of Vaping Weekly Unfiltered.
January 18, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Jan. 14/Consumer Interview #1: Cherry Lai of Irvine, California
EVALI hits cannabis. Democrats still angry about the FDA's regulatory agenda. NY judge finally kills flavor ban pushed by Cuomo. 2020 is heating up. Utah wants to regulate again. More lawsuits against Juul (no surprise). And much more. Plus, Michael McGrady chats with vaping consumer-activist Cherry Lai of Irvine, CA, on 1984, Buddhism, the right to choose, and how vaping impacts her life in the first edition of the "Consumer Interview."
January 14, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Jan 7.
Happy New Year! Trump bans most pods. Canada bans marketing to minors. U-Haul says they will not hire nicotine users. Juul has microbial toxins. And, so much more!
January 07, 2020
Vaping Weekly Update for Dec. 31
Tobacco 21 is official. Trump called out by vaping industry. World Health Organization data shows a decline in cigarette use across the world. Plus, much more. Happy New Year! Presented by To donate, visit
December 31, 2019
Vaping Weekly Update for Dec. 18
The headlines important for vapers. Michael reports on consumer innovations in vaping and snus. We are independent of big tobacco. To support our podcast, click
December 18, 2019
Unfiltered #1 - David Goerlitz, The Winston Man
David Goerlitz and Michael McGrady speak frankly, unscripted, and uncensored. Vaping Weekly is a user-supported podcast. To donate, please visit in your web browser. Since our show is still new and we continue to experiment with new formats and content, please write us with feedback to or Listener discretion is advised. Vaping Weekly is presented by We are independent of big tobacco.
December 16, 2019
Vaping Weekly Update for Dec. 7
EVALI hits Alaska. 2019 NYTS data released by the CDC. Hahn advances in the Senate. Duterte cracks down. Vaping death in Belgium. To support Vaping Weekly, donate by click this link - Produced, hosted, and created by Michael McGrady and  We are independent of big tobacco.
December 07, 2019
Introducing Vaping Weekly
New beginnings and vapes.
December 05, 2019