“This industry BLACKOUT will allow vapers everywhere to glimpse the stark reality of what’s in store if we allow the FDA to decide the future of this industry.” SFATA has said in a statement released on the 6th of August.

Those who choose to be part of this campaign, can follow steps found further below in order to have the  following message appear on their site.

This message will be visible to anyone logging on their site, up until midnight of the 8th of August, and website visitors will still be able to browse through the site normally.

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Aside from being greeted with this message, website users will be also given the opportunity to support the efforts of SFATA, as well as CASAA and R2B Smoke-Free. These three organizations are at the forefront of the battle to save the vaping industry and its consumers. Those who wish to extend their support can do so by clicking on the arrows at the bottom of the message, and those who do not, may access the website normally by choosing the “Continue to site” option.

Anyone who wishes to be part of this initiative may copy and paste this code on their website :

<script src=“" type='text/javascript' ></script>

<link rel="stylesheet" href="" type='text/css' />

<script src="" type='text/javascript' ></script>

Note: All USA time zones have been factored in; the message will appear at midnight your time on August 8th. The message will reload every 5 minutes during the time a customer is on your website.”

SFATA is urging people to take action stating that “the time for complacency is over” and reminding all those in support of vaping that at this point it is imperative for all interested parties to join forces in an effort to safeguard the industry and most importantly its consumers on whom the FDA’s deeming regulations will have a catastrophic impact.