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FTC Issues Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Reports

USA - May 10 2018 The Federal Trade Commission recently issued its Cigarette Report and Smokeless Tobacco Report summarizing 2016 data about the tobacco industry…

Plaintiff Lacks Standing to Force FDA Action Against Tobacco Company

USA - May 2 2018 A federal court has dismissed a case challenging the FDA’s allowance of the word “natural” in Natural American Spirit’s (“NAS”) product packaging and…

FDA Moves to Dismiss Suit Regarding SE Standards

USA - April 30 2018 Earlier this month, we reported on a lawsuit filed by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) challenging the FDA’s issuance of Not Substantially…

Louisiana Bill Would Extend Vapor Laws to Non-Nicotine Products

USA - April 11 2018 Should vapor products be regulated the same, regardless of whether they contain nicotine? A bill before the Louisiana State Legislature would…

Deeming Regulations Litigation Update—Anti-Tobacco Groups Challenge the FDA’s Extension of Deadlines for Premarket Review Submissions

USA - April 9 2018 In connection with FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib’s July 2017 announcement regarding a new comprehensive nicotine strategy, the FDA gave…

UST Sues the FDA Regarding SE Standards

USA - April 2 2018 On February 2, 2018, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST) (the smokeless tobacco arm of Altria Group) filed a lawsuit in the United States District…

The FDA’s Proposed Rulemakings - How Does it All Fit Together?

USA - April 2 2018 The FDA has been quite busy over the last few weeks, issuing three Advanced Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPR”) that could fundamentally change…

FDA Poised to Crack Down on Vape Shops

USA - April 2 2018 A recent Food and Drug Administration Request for Proposal indicates that the agency is poised to more aggressively ensure that vape shops are…

Enhancement of FDA Tobacco Retailer Penalties Approved by D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

USA - March 26 2018 How many tobacco violations can a retailer be charged with for each transaction? On March 20, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit…

Deeming Regulations Litigation Update-Vapor Challenge Stayed Pending Nicopure Labs Decision, Intervention Permitted in Middle District of Alabama

USA - March 26 2018 In a pending vapor industry challenge to the FDA’s Deeming Regulations, on March 22, 2018, the Court permitted several anti-tobacco advocacy and…