The postponement of the 2020 Conference of the Parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to next year could be good news for the tobacco alternatives sector
Health authorities around the world presented their policies against e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)
Florida appears to be on the road towards joining the Tobacco 21 movement, while another bill also moving through the state legislature would ban indoor vaping at work
For once, Democrats and Republicans are in agreement: President Donald Trump was right to hire Scott Gottlieb to lead the US FDA. Politicians and policymakers reacted to Gottlieb’s resignation announcement on 5th March
The US is set for a series of tax rises on vapour products, starting with a considerable increase in DC today. Proposals for further increases are in the pipeline in Chicago, Montana and New Jersey
This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a memo in opposition to a motion for a summary judgment in US District Court in Maryland for a lawsuit against the tobacco deeming extensions. The lawsuit arose from the FDA s defence of its extension of the initial deeming rule compliance deadlines.
Commissioner Gottlieb seemingly wants to streamline the premarket approval process
E-cigarettes have been hitting the headlines recently, thanks to recent actions by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has been battling against teen use, particularly Juul Labs’ Juul product. Juul has taken a large portion of the market, and it has been framed as the Pied Piper of e-cigs, supposedly luring teens to the products.
E-cigarettes could be taxed at the same level as cigarettes if a new US proposal passes into law. ECigIntelligence believes this attempt is likely to fail, and explains why.
The industry’s hopes that a US federal spending bill would reduce the impact of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) deeming regulations were disappointed this week when a Senate committee approved a version that makes no reference to tobacco products.
Passed unanimously by the Senate Appropriations Committee, the measure remained silent not only on e-cigarettes but on tobacco products in general.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a last-minute extension to some manufacturers of vapour products, allowing them an extra six months to register their companies and products as required by the deeming regulations.
Donald Trump has nominated Georgia Congressman Tom Price, a former orthopaedic surgeon, to become U.S. health secretary, in charge of future regulation of e-cigarettes.
Nicopure has filed a reply to arguments from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that judges should drop a court challenge against the agency’s regulations for e-cigarettes.
Tobacco companies will be able to amend product labels without having to go through a federal review process, following a mixed victory by the industry in court.
A series of three amicus briefs have been submitted to an ongoing case against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deeming regulations on e-cigarettes. These briefs – documents of unsolicited information submitted to the court by third parties in order to assist it in judging the case – have been presented to the U.S. District […]
U.S. transportation secretary Anthony Foxx announced a final rule Wednesday to ban the use of e-cigarettes on all commercial flights in the U.S., aiming to avoid confusion over the legal position. “This final rule is important because it protects airline passengers from unwanted exposure to electronic cigarette aerosol that occurs when electronic cigarettes are used on board […]
E-cigarette companies in the U.S. have been warned to expect federal rules on advertising and marketing, separately from the FDA deeming regulations.
As the U.S. e-cig industry and policy-makers alike await the final version of the Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations, two conferences will be held in the Washington area next week to discuss a spectrum of issues related to tobacco and nicotine policies.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is this week again hoping to gather more insight on e-cigarettes as it ponders the final form of its deeming regulations.
In her final days as head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Margaret Hamburg is receiving accolades from Republicans and Democrats alike on her six years in what many call one of the toughest jobs in government.