FDA/Deeming Regulations

House Subcommittee Passes Agriculture Bill With FDA Premium Cigar Exemption

The 2017 efforts to exempt premium cigars from FDA regulation have taken another step in Congress. Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representative Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on...
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FDA Grandfather Language Passes House Subcommittee

A measure to change the grandfather date of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations from Feb. 15, 2007 to Aug. 8, 2016...
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FDA Commissioner Testifies to Senate About Premium Cigars

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the newly-appointed commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), testified yesterday in front of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee regarding the agency’s...
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FDA Issues Guidance on Three-Month Extension for Deeming Regulations

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document clarifying the the three-month extension to future deadlines as part of the deeming...
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Scott Gottlieb Confirmed as New FDA Commissioner

Dr. Scott Gottlieb will be the new commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Gottlieb was approved by a vote of 57 to...
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FDA Is Not “Suspending Enforcement” of Cigar, E-Cigarette Regulation

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry. While that would be a big win for...
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FDA Pushing Back All Regulation Deadlines By Three Months

It’s been almost a year since the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its plans to regulate premium cigars, pipe tobacco, e-cigarettes and other tobacco...
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FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Confirmed by Senate Committee

Earlier this morning, Dr. Scott Gottlieb was confirmed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee 14-9 to be the next commissioner of U.S. Food...
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Committee Vote Scheduled for FDA Head Nominee Gottlieb

Tomorrow, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will vote on whether Dr. Scott Gottlieb should become the next head of the U.S. Food & Drug...
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First Cigar Brands Receive FDA Grandfather Status

When the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) published its most recent list of grandfathered tobacco products on Friday, two new companies had made the list,...
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FDA Nominee Says He Won’t Ban Flavored Tobacco, Could Sit Out Deeming Regulation Discussion

Earlier this month, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the nominee to head the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), testified in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor...
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