E-Cig regulations

FDA Issues New Guidance on E-Cigarette Free Samples

October 18, 2017 Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued finalized guidance regarding the distribution of free samples of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. What do e-cigarette marketers need to know about product sampling, coupons and other promotions?

New World Order for E-Cigs

May 23, 2016 This month, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released a highly anticipated rule chiefly aimed at bringing e-cigs and other nicotine vaporizing technology products within its regulatory purview.  For years, the e-cig industry has been allowed to grow and flourish within a legal grey zone as a non-tobacco product.  Under intense pressure …

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Flavored E-Cig Regulations May Be Coming Soon for New York City

In addition to monitoring the progress of the Food and Drug Administration’s (“FDA”) federal e-cig regulations, we have also kept our eyes focused on state-specific e-cig regulations.  As we previously noted, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s direction, New York City has contemplated heavily regulating flavored e-cigs throughout the City.  We have recently learned that the New York City …

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UK E-Cig Regulations Revealed and the Impact on U.S. Regulation

As detailed on this blog, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) previously gave notice that it would publish its long-awaited e-cig regulations in April 2013.   Despite those representations and the urging of several U.S. Senators, the FDA has still not issued the proposed e-cig regulations or published the promised list of dangerous chemicals found in e-cigs.  In …

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New York Set to Hear New E-Cig Regulations Today

While this blog has focused on federal regulations affecting electronic cigarettes (“e-cigs”), which were promised by April 2013, but thus far undelivered by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), several states have taken the matter into their own hands.  Until the FDA heeds the call of several prominent U.S. Senators and publishes its “deeming” regulations …

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FDA Misses Deadline for E-Cig Regulations

Following up on our post from last Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will not meet its midnight deadline to submit proposed tobacco regulations.  The FDA will also miss deadlines to publish a consumer-friendly list of dangerous chemicals found in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs) and testing / reporting requirements …

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New E-Cigarette Regulations Could Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this month, we informed you that new regulations were imminent for the electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) industry.   The proposed regulations could be released as early as Monday, according to the Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan issued by the White House in late December 2012.  While the Regulatory Plan did not specifically mention e-cigarettes as being …

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