Thomas A. Briant

NATO Executive Director ...


Thomas A. Briant is executive director of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO). He can be reached at (866) 869-8888 or

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FDA Issues 323 MDOs on ENDS Products

Products on the market that received denials must be pulled from shelves or risk enforcement


FDA Issues Additional Marketing Denial Orders on ENDS Products

Agency is not noting names of specific denied products

Challenging the one-sided view that all products should be regulated identically

Decision upholds parts of Deeming Rule, User Fees Rule

Ruling means agency properly designated e-cigarettes as tobacco products

5 highlights from the Office of Science

Agency maintains oversight of electronic cigarettes, nicotine vapor products

Delay will allow manufacturers, retailers to give in-person testimony

Some bills could reemerge in special session or next year

$1.9 trillion stimulus bill does away with need for states to tax cigarettes

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