Esco Bar maker sues over US FDA’s refusal to accept vaping device PMTAs

Esco Bar manufacturer Pastel Cartel is challenging the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s refusal to accept its premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) for more than 100 vaping devices.

The federal lawsuit is distinct from the dozens of legal challenges over marketing denial orders (MDOs) issued by the FDA over PMTAs that were reviewed and deemed inadequate to support public health.

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