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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

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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

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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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Retailers have 30 days to sell off products that are not similar to FDA-approved products, according to new draft guidance issued by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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British American Tobacco does not believe there is scientific evidence to support a ban on menthol cigarettes in the US, its c.e.o. says. Read more

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US Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, has announced that he would resign at the end of the month. Read more

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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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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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