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U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Seven Thoughts: Explaining FDA’s Plans to Ban Menthol Cigarettes & “Flavored Cigars”

Today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that it was moving forward with plans to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and at...
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Report: Biden Administration Plans Ban on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Mass Market Cigars

The Biden administration will announce plans towards banning menthol cigarettes and flavored mass market cigars according to a report from the Washington Post. It’s unclear...
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Xavier Becerra Confirmed as New Health Secretary

Xavier Becerra has been confirmed as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the agency that oversees the U.S. Food...
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Vape Companies Asks Supreme Court to Throw Out FDA’s Deeming Regulations

Eight vaping companies have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) acted improperly when enacting its deeming...
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Senate Bill Introduced to Exempt Premium Cigars from FDA Regulation

There is once again a bill that seeks to exempt premium cigars from regulation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S....
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Cigar Industry Asks Court to Throw Out FDA Regulations for Premium Cigars

Once again, the cigar industry has asked a federal court to vacate the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations against “premium” cigars. Last...
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Court Declines to Throw Out Substantial Equivalence Requirements for Premium Cigars

Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a long shot legal argument that sought to have FDA’s substantial equivalence requirements for...
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Biden Administration Announces Regulatory Freeze, Includes Substantial Equivalence Updates Passed Earlier This Week

As is common for new presidential administrations, the Biden administration has announced a regulatory freeze on all new and pending rules introduced in the last...
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FDA Codifies Premium Cigar Definition; Finalizes SE for Flavored Cigars & Other Tobacco Products

Yesterday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced finalized rules for premarket product approval through substantial equivalence (SE) or the premarket tobacco product applications...
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Ten Questions for 2021

There are less than a dozen hours of the year—the year—remaining. As I’ve done at this point of each year for over a decade, it’s...
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Graded: Ten Questions for 2020

The idea of the words graded and 2020 bring a bit of a smirk and sigh to my face. Certainly conventional wisdom—and an endless stream of social...
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