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Opening Brief Filed in Deeming Rule Appeal by Nicopure Labs and the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

On February 12, 2018, Nicopure Labs, LLC and the Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition (the Appellants) filed their opening brief in the appeal of last

The FDA Faces Challenges to its New Regulations for E-Cigarettes
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

We recently reported that the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a final ruling regarding the regulation of electronic cigarettes

Tobacco companies sue over FDA images on warning labels
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

Five tobacco companies filed suit on constitutional grounds against the Food and Drug Administration on August 16 over its new rule requiring graphic warning labels including images on cigarette packaging and advertising.

SIxth Circuit set to hear tobacco law challenge
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

Later this afternoon, the Sixth Circuit will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which gives the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco advertising and marketing

FDA releases images for cigarette packaging
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2011

The Food and Drug Administration released nine new images that must appear on all cigarette packaging and advertisements.

TPSAC to meet July 21-22 to propose changes to Menthol Report and to begin review of dissolvable tobacco products
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2011

Today, the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) announced that it will hold a meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) on July 21 and 22, 2011 to address comments on its Menthol Report and to begin its review of dissolvable tobacco products.

House to consider amendment strengthening weight and type of scientific evidence used by FDA - impact on menthol?
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

On May 31, 2011, the House Appropriations Committee, by a vote of 29 to 20 largely along party lines, adopted an amendment to the 2012 Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration Appropriations Bill introduced by Congressman Denny Rehberg (R-MT).

E-cigarettes: an issue for employers worldwide
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 19 2011

The U. S. District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, on December 7, 2010, decided in favor of manufacturers of certain electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) in the landmark case, Sottera, Inc., Doing Business as NJOY v. FDA.

Health groups champion soft drink warnings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2011

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has published a January 3, 2011, letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg that calls for health warnings on sugar-sweetened beverages.

E-cigarettes get a "smoking" break: D.C. Circuit clarifies scope of FDA's authority over e-cigarettes
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2011

On Tuesday December 7th, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s ruling in Sottera, Inc. v. FDA, No. 10-5032, (D.C. Cir. Dec. 7, 2010) holding that that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could not regulate as a medical device the electronic cigarettes (often referred to as “e-cigarettes”) at issue in that case.