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The US Food and Drug Administration will restrict sales of most flavored e-cigarettes to age-restricted stores and pursue bans on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more

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Altria announced in late October that it will remove certain vaping products from the market amid concerns they may appeal to underage smokers. Read more

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A scientific advisory committee of the US Food and Drug Administration advanced R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s efforts to communicate reduced-risk information to consumers regarding its Camel Snus products. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration’s new policies to restrict sales of most flavored e-cigarettes to age-restricted stores and pursue bans on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars is unlikely to hurt the tobacco industry. Read more

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Two of the largest cigar trade associations filed a joint comment on the US Food and Drug Administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking on premium cigar regulation. Read more

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Since August 10, the US Food and Drug Administration requires new warning labels on e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products. Read more

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The American Academy of Family Physicians and other health agencies sent a joint letter to the Food and Drug Administration pushing for a tough stance on combating black market tobacco. Read more

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Six people were selected through a highly selective US competition based on their exceptional, diverse professional qualifications to contribute to the work of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. Read more

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Teen “Juuling” Crisis, Approval for PMI’s IQOS, and Other Products Draw on Agency Resources Read more

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The United States’ FDA is set to eventually enact a new rule requiring all cigarettes sold in the country to have “minimally or non-addictive” nicotine levels. Read more

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A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that the figures for vaping by youth for 2017 to be almost the same as 2016 figures. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appeals a court decision that denied the agency’s request to combine two lawsuits filed over cigar regulations into a single case. Read more

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The FDA must review the science behind a product before granting its marketing order. Here is an excerpt from the PMI application to the FDA for IQOS as a MRTP. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration publishes revised gudelines for listing ingredients in tobacco products. Read more

Manufacturing

Altria Group subsidiary, US Smokeless Tobacco Co., has submitted a modified risk tobacco product application to the US Food and Drug Administration for its Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut moist smokeless tobacco product. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration is being sued by seven public health groups and several pediatricians for delaying regulation of e-cigarettes and some tobacco products. Read more

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The Food and Drug Administration is taking another look at premium cigars, asking for more information which would be used to decide how it should regulate them. Anti-tobacco groups fear this could weaken regulations. Read more

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Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. Read more

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel decides that Philip Morris International should not be able to claim its new heat-not-burn device iQOS is safer than smoking. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Isn't it Time for Transparency and Dialogue?

From settling disagreements between siblings to negotiating treaties on an international level, transparent dialogue is encouraged. But is seems that isn't always the case.

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