We set out on a mission back in 2013 to deign and build a vape pen that would work incredibly well for any type of user. We spent a ton of time researching and modifying our designs to fit the needs of our customers. We stand behind the quality of our products based on the time and energy we invested making sure our vapes are one of the best available.
On May 5th of 2016, the FDA rolled out a 500 page document detailing new bans and regulations on all e-cig based products, which includes vape pens. These regulations have some positive notions, designed to help ensure consumers get top quality products and nothing which can hurt them. However, the FDA’s new regulations come at a steep price to the manufacturers. In order for Santa Cruz Vapes to continue to legally manufacture quality vape pens we would need to apply for a new e-cig license. The application is approximately 15,000 pages, requires around 5 years of processing time, and cost upwards of $1 million. All of which will not even guarantee approval to receive the license.
We decided this in an effort to ensure we can take care of our current customers and stores who have supported us from day one. We will continue to honor our 1 year warranty from all purchases made through June 30th 2016 which is our last official day selling Santa Cruz Vapes.
We hope that you can understand our decision as we believe it is what is best for the people who have invested into our products up through now. We invite you to contact us for any reason using the contact boxes below.
Thank you very much for everything you have done for us as our customers.