Following China’s new GB standard on e-cigarettes that we summarized in early May 2022, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) has now published a rule outlining the process for Chinese e-cigarette manufacturers to obtain the required manufacturer license. This rule applies not only to manufacturers producing e-cigarettes for the domestic Chinese market, but also to
China Publishes Final GB Standard on E-Cigarettes: The Basis for Product Compliance
Since we reported in December 2021 on some significant developments in China’s regulation of e-cigarettes (including the draft national standard on e-cigarettes) as well as in March 2022 on the finalized Management Rules for E-Cigarettes, China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA), also referred to as China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC), has not only released the…
FDA Authorizes NJOY ACE Tobacco-Flavored Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) Products for Marketing
On April 26, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized an additional four tobacco-flavored electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for marketing under the Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) pathway. Marketing granted orders (MGOs) were issued for the following NJOY tobacco-flavored ENDS products:
- NJOY Ace Device: Closed e-cigarette device
- NJOY Ace Pod
Tobacco Industry Leader Joins Keller and Heckman’s Expanding Tobacco and E-Vapor Practice
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2022
Media Contact: Caryn Wick
—Washington, D.C.— International regulatory law firm Keller and Heckman LLP welcomes the addition of Counsel, Daniel P. McGee, to the firm’s expanding Tobacco and E-Vapor practice.
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Daniel worked as in-house counsel for several multinational tobacco,…
FDA Authorizes Tobacco-Flavored Logic Technology Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) for Marketing & Issues Marketing Denial Orders for Fontem’s myblu ENDS Products
FDA Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) Pathway
Under FDA’s premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) pathway, manufacturers or importers of tobacco products must demonstrate to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the marketing of a new tobacco product would be appropriate for the protection of the public health (APPH). See Section 910(c)(2)(A) of the…
Breaking News – China Finalizes Management Rules for E-Cigarettes
We reported in December 2021 that China’s State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) published on its website the draft Management Rules for E-cigarettes and the updated national standard (GB) on e-cigarettes for public comment. Working with important industry members, including industry associations and manufacturers, Keller and Heckman filed comments to STMA to address and seek clarification …
Watch it Now – Keller and Heckman’s E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium
In case you couldn’t attend our recently held “E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium” we recorded it—so you can view it at your leisure. Register today and receive full access to the recorded sessions, along with seminar presentations and other materials.
Keller and Heckman is pleased to provide on-demand access to our two-day comprehensive seminar focused…
China Brings E-Cigarettes under its Tobacco Monopoly Law: Will This Reshape the Global Industry?
The tobacco industry in China, which is home to more than 300 million cigarette smokers, is controlled by the largest tobacco company in the world – the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC). The CNTC’s dominant global market share is almost entirely the result of its monopoly of the domestic Chinese tobacco industry. When fulfilling its…
Registration is Now Open for Keller and Heckman’s Annual E-Vapor and Tobacco Law Symposium
Please be sure to join us for a two-day comprehensive seminar focused on legal and regulatory issues critical to e-vapor, tobacco, and CBD industries following the aftermath of FDA’s decisions on millions of premarket applications. Topics that will be covered include PMTA marketing denial order (MDO) challenges, new requirements for PMTAs and Substantial Equivalence reports,…
Will FDA Extend Its Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes and Characterizing Flavors in Cigars to Flavored ENDS Products?
Keller and Heckman Partner Azim Chowdhury and Associate Neelam Gill published an article for the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) titled, “Will FDA Extend Its Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes and Characterizing Flavors in Cigars to Flavored ENDS Products?” The article discusses FDA’s recent announcement to initiate a rulemaking to ban menthol cigarettes, as…