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EVALI: What Manufacturers Have Long Been Saying, Finally Heard

British American Tobacco

The year 2019 presented some challenges for the e-cigarette industry. After months of investigations, recent findings are in line with what manufacturers said all along – quality and safety are key. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the marketing of two new tobacco products manufactured by 22nd Century Group Inc. –  Moonlight and Moonlight Menthol, which are combusted, filtered cigarettes with reduced nicotine. Read more

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Chinese manufacturers of e-cigarettes and e-liquids are facing challenging times as the effect of growing health concerns related to vaping in the US and Beijing’s recent directive banning online sales or promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping start. Read more

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Altria Group Inc. introduced its heat-not-burn product, iQOS, to the market, five months after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave IQOS the greenlight in the United States. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, endorsed a brand of tobacco pouches as less harmful than cigarettes. This marks the government’s first backing of a  reduced-risk tobacco product. Read more

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Contaminants or counterfeit substances are being considered a likely cause of vaping-related lung illnesses. Read more

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Officials advanced a bill that would halt the sale of e-cigarettes in the city. Read more

Products

A survey conducted to inform US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy has revealed that young adults are less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful” but more likely to find health information online. Read more

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A judge ruled in favor of six American medical societies and five individual pediatricians against the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

Products

The US Food and Drug Administration finalizes its guidance for manufacturers submitting new tobacco product applications through a pre-market tobacco product application. Read more

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City officials in San Francisco, home to JUUL Labs, have voted to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as banning stores from selling them and making it illegal for online stores to deliver the devices to addresses in the city. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration has threatened  Walmart, Kroeger, Family Dollar, and more than a half dozen convenience store chains with penalties and fines for illegally selling tobacco products to minors. Read more

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the Food and Drug Administration is likely to consider removing all pod and cartridge e-cigarettes from the market. The move could come if this year’s national youth tobacco survey shows an Read more

Products

A federal judge ruled on May 15 in favor of six American medical societies and five individual pediatricians against the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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Scott Gottlieb’s resignation from his post as US Food and Drug Administration commissioner sent shockwaves across the industry followed by much speculation what this meant for the future of tobacco and next-generation products. Read more

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Dr. Norman E. Sharpless has been named as the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s resignation. Read more

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A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives in late March is seeking to exempt premium cigars from burdensome FDA regulations. Read more

Products

Groups are demanding the Trump administration “pump the brakes” on the Food and Drug Administration’s crackdown on e-cigarettes, arguing the anti-vaping efforts will hurt “an innovative industry that is helping American smokers quit.” Read more

Products

A United States’ Food and Drug Administration committee concludes Altria Group’s U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s proposed modified risk claim is scientifically accurate. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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