Depending on its intended use, a tobacco product, or a tobacco-derived product might fall under one of three sections of the US Food and Drug Administration.
VapeMentors, the only educational resource exclusively devoted to the vape space, will host a free webinar on Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST to help vape space businesses prepare for upcoming U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. The FDA sent its final deeming regulations to the Office of Management and Budget last […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds to pull their Camel Crush Bold cigarette brand off the market. The FDA acted under a key provision of the 2009 law that requires prior FDA review and authorization before tobacco companies are permitted to market new or changed products. The decision, […]
22nd Century Group, a leader in tobacco harm reduction, has appointed Gregg M. Gellman as the company’s director of business development and regulatory affairs. Gellman, who was hired for his experience in achieving U.S. Food and Drug Administration compliance approval for various types of products, will be tasked with driving 22nd Century’s regulatory affairs strategies […]
Robert Califf, a cardiologist and researcher at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA, was appointed as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco on March 2. Califf—who was previously overseeing the FDA’s drug, medical device and tobacco policy—is a recognized global leader in cardiology, clinical research and […]
S&M Brands has received substantial equivalent orders from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on its redesigned Riverside cigarette brand. S&M Brands is one of the few companies, behind Lorillard, that has navigated the Tobacco Control Act to obtain approval of a new cigarette tobacco product, and the first to obtain approval of a full […]
Cigar makers are trying to snuff out an effort by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate their products for the first time. The FDA said in its regulatory agenda for the year that it would propose rules in April to expand federal oversight of tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The […]
The future of U.S. tobacco manufacturer Lorillard hangs in the balance while the government decides whether to ban menthol. By Brandy Brinson This month is critical to the future of Lorillard Inc., the third-largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. On March 23, the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) is scheduled […]