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Tobacco Regulation Report

The latest national tobacco rules and news—and what may be on the horizon
Tobacco Regulation Report

New Products: Cigars and FDA Rules

Premier Manufacturing Inc., Chesterfield, Mo., featured a new-to-the-U.S. line—Belmore premium, hand-rolled cigars—among other products.

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And Even More E-Cigarettes and FDA Rules

In its NACS Show booth, San Francisco-based Juul Labs featured its mango, cucumber, mint and tobacco-flavored cartridges.

Fontem Ventures, Charlotte, N.C., announced at the NACS Show that it would launch tobacco and mint flavors for its closed-system, pod-based myblu-branded vaping devices in 2019, the company said.

In a major announcement since the NACS convention, Altria announced plans to remove its MarkTen Elite and Apex by MarkTen pod-based vaping products until they “receive a market order from the FDA or the youth issue is otherwise addressed,” the company said.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) so-called “deeming regulations” that give the agency oversight of nicotine in cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and premium cigars had varying effects on the new products retailers saw at the 2018 NACS Show convention and trade show in Las Vegas.

The FDA announced yet another step in a multipronged approach to prevent teens and young people from using electronic cigarettes. Called “The Real Cost,” the youth e-cigarette prevention campaign w...

Scott Gottlieb, FDA commissioner, said the agency is considering banning online sales of the products, CNBC reported.At a breakfast vaping panel hosted by Axios in Washington, D.C., Gottlieb said bann...

Last September, the FDA gave five e-cigarette manufacturers—Juul, Logic, blu, MarkTen and Vuse—60 days to explain how they would address use of e-cigarettes among young people, and especia...

The FDA conducted an unannounced on-site inspection of the headquarters of electronic-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs at the end of September, focusing its inquiry on the company’s sales and ma...

On Oct. 12, the FDA issued letters of inquiry to 21 companies—including manufacturers and importers of Vuse Alto, myblu, Myle, Rubi and STIG brands—over allegations that about 40 products ...