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FDA offers relief for industry in ‘disaster areas’

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 24th October 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has offered deadline extensions to manufacturers, retailers and importers of tobacco products in areas affected by natural disasters ...
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Governor vetoes attempt to ban vaping on Californian beaches

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 18th October 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned the use of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and marijuana, on public beaches in the state ...

Coming soon: deadline for product registration in the US

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 15th September 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The deadline for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) product registrations for manufacturers is swiftly approaching. From 30th September, manufacturers need to register with the FDA and submit product lists, including labelling and advertisements, to the agency....

Californian regulators planning double squeeze on e-cigarettes

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 6th June 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

California
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Regulators in California are preparing a dual assault on e-cigarettes, with plans to ban flavours in San Francisco and Oakland, and a possible state-wide ban on smoking or vaping in public housing...

E-cigarette industry won’t be paying for increase in FDA’s CTP budget

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 30th May 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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The US FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is to receive a substantial budget increase next year, against the Trump administration’s general trend for cost-slashing – but the e-cigarette industry won’t be picking up the...
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Kansas and Pennsylvania go their different ways on tax wrangles

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 11th April 2017 || Regulatory briefing |

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Legal moves in two U.S. states show them moving in almost opposite directions on e-cigarette taxation – Kansas clarifying and lowering its e-liquid tax, while Pennsylvania’s revenue department digs its heels in against a court...
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