Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience-store retail industry

Tobacco Category Digest 2021


FDA Withdraws MDO for Turning Point Brands Vapor Products

Company’s line will remain on the market while PMTA is under review


FDA Warns Companies Marketing ENDS Subject to MDO

Separate warning letters issued for 6 tobacco products that did not submit any premarket applications

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

Agency has issued 232 marketing denial orders

Goldman Sachs analysts says sales down for end of September

Maker of flavored ENDS products says MDO is ‘arbitrary and capricious’

Altria Group confident trademark ruling will be reversed

Company moves forward with Fertin Pharma, Vectura acquisitions

Kiely succeeding the retiring Miller as president

Agency is not noting names of specific denied products

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