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Tobacco Regulation Report

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

Chapter 12: Predicting the FDA’s Next Moves on E-Cigarettes

Retailers concerned over the future of electronic cigarettes may feel apprehensive about guessing where the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will land next.The FDA’s most recent move came...

Tobacco Regulation Report

Industry Reaction: Manufacturers Respond

Several of the e-cigarette companies issued responses to the FDA’s latest actions by press time:Altria responded with this statement: “We welcome the FDA’s action and look forward to...

Other industry voices have chimed in on the discussion. “We are not at all surprised by the FDA’s announcement as it has been focused on this topic for quite some time and has specifically...

Retailers contacted by CSP about the recent FDA actions responded with little surprise. “I believe this is one of many new initiatives from the FDA with the goal of helping create a healthier po...

In addition to the actions this month, the FDA is also investigating whether manufacturers introduced certain e-cigarette products to the market after Aug. 8, 2016, and may be subject to enforcement f...

In addition to the 1,300 letters and fines issued in September, the FDA sent 12 warning letters this past spring to online retailers selling what the agency called misleadingly labeled or advertised e...

The majority of the violations described in the warning letters were for the illegal sale of five e-cigarette products: Vuse, Blu, Juul, MarkTen XL and Logic, the agency said. These five brands curren...

On Sept. 12, the FDA issued 1,300 warning letters and fines to more than 1,000 retailers as a result of a summerlong undercover operation at the store level. The list included several branded chains s...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has doubled down—some may say tripled down—on electronic cigarettes and, more specifically, flavored e-cigs.In a sweeping move to reinforce its ...

While the FDA has taken several high-profile actions regarding e-cigarettes and its own application-review process in recent months, the path to developing standards and regulations has several steps ...