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FDA Public Meeting on Tobacco Product Application Review

USA - October 18 2018 On October 22-23, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting on the tobacco product application review process. More…

FDA Submits Expedited Timeline for Graphic Health Warnings Rule

USA - October 9 2018 The FDA has submitted a proposed, expedited schedule for the issuance of a final graphic warnings rule for cigarettes. Last month, Judge Indira…

FDA Secures Additional Time to Submit Court-Compelled Expedited Schedule for a Final Graphic Health Warnings Rule

USA - September 28 2018 As a follow-up to our earlier blog post on this topic, the FDA now has until October 5, 2018 to provide an expedited schedule for the issuance of a…

Court Affirms $57.9 Million Tax Judgment, Tribal Question of First Impression Answered

USA - September 28 2018 On August 13, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Co., Nos. 14-36055…

Federal Court Forces FDA’s Hand on Graphic Warning Labels

USA - September 7 2018 This week, in a rare instance of a court directing a federal agency to take action, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ordered…

Louisiana Broadens Vapor Laws’ Reach to Include Non-Nicotine Products

USA - September 4 2018 Louisiana has redefined “vapor products” to include nicotine and non-nicotine products. The law became effective on May 30, 2018 when Governor John…

FDA Announces its Plans to Issue Tobacco Product Application “Foundational” Rules

USA - August 27 2018 To mark the nine-year anniversary of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and the one-year anniversary of FDA’s Comprehensive Plan…

State Attorneys General, U.S. Senators Seek to Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products

USA - August 20 2018 In connection with the FDA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPR”) addressing flavored tobacco products, a group of State Attorneys General…

Deeming Regulations Litigation Update—Uncertain Path Ahead for Dual Cigar-Industry Challenges Pending at the Trial Level; Appellate Proceedings Moving Forward

USA - August 19 2018 With a related appeal pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, what will become of pending trial litigation in Cigar Association of…

New Jersey Legislature Enacts New Law Taxing Sales of Liquid Nicotine

USA - August 19 2018 New Jersey recently passed legislation imposing an excise tax on sales of liquid nicotine. The new law will be effective as of October 1, 2018. The…