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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. 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. 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. 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. more

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

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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. more

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

Manufacturing

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. 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. more

Products

Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. more

Features

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. more

Products

Recently released estimates by the US Food and Drug Administration say reducing the amount of nicotine present in cigarettes could prevent as many as eight million tobacco-related deaths. more

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Although FDA’s just-extended deadlines for cigars buoyed spirits, attendance and smoke clouds in the hall were definitely lighter than previous years. more

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Recognizing unfair and possibly unwise regulatory processes, FDA extended the products review application process for “newly regulated” combustible tobacco products and for non-combustible products such as e-cigarettes. more

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The tobacco-based vaccine has benefits over traditional vaccines, the researcher says. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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