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Agency gives two Reynolds products substantial equivalence orders for release into U.S. market

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of two noncombustible tobacco products from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.: Eclipse and Eclipse Menthol. In its Aug. 13 newsletter, the agency said the substantial equivalence (SE) orders mark the first time the FDA...

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Agency reviews activity ranging from public-comment periods on nicotine levels to a new youth initiative

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NATO offers survey insights in public comments to FDA

LAKEVILLE, Minn. – As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA's) public comment process to evaluate three tobacco-related topics, NATO recently revealed the comments it submitted about premium cigars, which included results of a survey meant to identify common characteristics of a...

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Retailer association hosts gathering on market, legislative issues
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Both segments are putting pressure on premium and discount, researcher says
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Slight margin increases seen in second quarter as vapor performs well, officials say
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Loyalty platform leading to increased transactions, executives report
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Products and both in-store, online ads will require statement by Aug. 10, NATO says
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Agency sets public meeting on premarket review for October
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Altria reports income, volume declines but is slowly retaking competitive position