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In 2009, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act authorized the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco products. This federal law required cigarettes, smokeless and RYO tobacco first introduced into the marketplace or modified after Feb. 15, 2007, to receive marketing authorization from the FDA […]
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For the past several years, the tobacco industry has been in a long, drawn-out battle for control with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A new proposal from the Trump Administration, however, could put an end to the FDA’s reign over the tobacco industry and its products while giving more power to another federal agency. […]
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The recent passage of the federal Tobacco 21 legislation signed into law on Dec. 20, 2019 by President Donald Trump has created chaos and confusion among tobacco retailers, leading to various retail associations to press the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clarification [read more here]. The agency has responded to this request, offering […]
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is kicking off the new year much as it did in the previous year–setting its agenda that puts e-cigarettes in its crosshairs. The FDA has issued a policy prioritizing its enforcement against certain unauthorized flavored e-cigarette products that it believes appeals to kids, including fruit and mint flavors. […]
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On Thursday, Dec. 12, the United States Senate voted 72-18 to confirm Dr. Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Hahn, 59 and a prominent Republican donor, comes to the FDA with no previous government experience. He is a radiation oncologist who served as MD Anderson Caner Center’s […]
President’s Trump pick to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has secured a key vote in a Senate committee, paving a way for him to advance to a full chamber vote. Last month, President Donald Trump nominated Dr. Stephen Hahn to lead the FDA. Hahn would succeed Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who resigned earlier […]
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Manufacturers, retailers and many consumers may be embracing CBD but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a warning about the potential harm the new product category could pose to the public. The FDA, which regulates tobacco and vapor products, recently updated its position on CBD and has made the claim that the […]
Going back to the campaign trail, the Trump administration set a course as a deregulatory force promising to quickly overturn many regulations of the previous administration. From financial services to education to environmental protection, changes occurred rapidly to roll back what the Trump administration viewed as burdensome regulations to business and commerce. A prime example […]
President Donald Trump has revealed his plans to nominate Dr. Stephen M. Hahn to take on the role of commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If confirmed Hahn would succeed Dr. Scott Gottlieb who resigned from the position in April 2019. Hahn is an executive at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson […]
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Pressure is mounting in the U.S. for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to act on the growing backlash aimed at vaping and e-cigarette use in the U.S. At a U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing, acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless faced a barrage of questions from U.S. representatives about how the […]
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