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FDA Authorizes More Heated Tobacco Products, Rejects More Vapes

On January 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized three heated tobacco products manufactured by Philip Morris International. The…

January 27, 2023

Appeals Court Reignites Triton Case Against FDA, Key to Flavored Vapes

On January 19, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered that the cases of Triton and Vapetasia, two US-based vapor…

January 20, 2023

FDA Leaders’ Smoking Cessation “Care Package” Article Draws Fire

At the end of December, Robert Califf, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Brian King, the…

January 5, 2023

Ball in FDA’s Court as Official Review Cites Its Chaos, Opacity Over Vapes

On December 19, the Reagan-Udall Foundation, an independent nonprofit tasked by Congress to help modernize the Food and Drug Administration…

December 20, 2022

Memos Show FDA Overruled Science-Office Call to OK Menthol Vapes

New evidence provides the clearest signal yet that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is opposed categorically to authorizing non-tobacco…

December 14, 2022

Fundamental Flaws of Tobacco Control Act—and FDA’s Implementation

When Congress passed the the Tobacco Control Act in 2009, it amended the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to…

November 14, 2022

Juul Calls FDA Rejection “Substantively Flawed” in Combative Appeal

On October 21, Juul Labs published its administrative appeal of the marketing denial order (MDO) issued by the Food and…

October 24, 2022

FDA Targets Small Vape Companies With Permanent Injunctions

On October 18, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that they had filed…

October 19, 2022

Hyde Rejections: The FDA’s Rush to Capitalize on New Youth Vaping Data

On October 6, the day the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data showing a modest uptick…

October 18, 2022

FDA Enlists Ex-FDA Leadership for Independent Review of Tobacco Center

On September 21, a two-month independent evaluation of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco center commenced amid concern from tobacco…

September 28, 2022