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Bryan Haynes to speak at Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association Conference

Please join panelist Bryan Haynes of Troutman Sanders, at the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Conference for the Planning for The Final Deeming Regulations programThe program will address the FDA’s proposed deeming regulations and how companies can begin planning for their impact. This event is scheduled for Monday, May 4, at 4:00 p.m.,  at the Hilton Orriengton  in Chicago, Illinois.

The 2015 SFATA Conference “Revolution to Evolution: Next Steps for the Vapor Industry,”  will bring together industry experts to discuss and educate attendees on a myriad of key issues such as: Getting Certified Organic; Adaptable Quality Standards in Manufacturing; Emerging Opportunities for Vape Shops; European Market Overview; Vapor Trends in the US; and Marketing and Advertising Trends in 2015 & Beyond to name a few.

May 1, 2015   Comments Off

Bryan Haynes to speak at 2015 Tobacco Merchants Association Annual Conference

Please join panelist Bryan Haynes, a partner at Troutman Sanders, at TMA’s Annual Conference for the Taxation, Relative Product Risk and the IOM/NRC on Illicit Trade programThis event is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, at 5:15 p.m.,  at the Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA.

The 2015 Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)  Annual Conference celebrates 100 years of industry expertise and networking.  Experts from across the globe will discuss a range of important topics affecting the Tobacco industry including:  Industry Adaptability & Sustainability: Combustibles vs Non-Combustibles; the role of the FDA; E-Vapor Product Standards; Evidence-based Risk Communication; and the Evolution of Tobacco Control: Traditionalists, Harm Reductionists, & End-Gamers to name a few.

 

April 30, 2015   Comments Off

Tobacco Practice Partner Quoted in Law360 Article

Troutman Sanders tobacco team partner Bryan Haynes was quoted in a January 2nd Law360 article titled “Product Liability Legislation and Regulation to Watch In 2015.” [Read more →]

January 22, 2015   Comments Off

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team to Attend TPC Show in Las Vegas

Bryan Haynes and Nancyellen Keane of the Troutman Sanders tobacco team will be attending the Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo in Las Vegas on January 28-29, 2015.  We look forward to seeing our clients and friends at the show.  Please come visit with us at the Smokeshop Magazine booth.

For questions and/or comments, please contact Bryan Haynes, at 804.697.1420 or by email.

January 17, 2015   Comments Off

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on Premium Cigars in Smokeshop Magazine

An article by the Troutman Sanders Tobacco practice appears in the October issue of Smokeshop Magazine. The article, titled “Premium Cigars Face Regulations Strangulation under FDA”, discusses the anticipated impact of FDA’s pre-market review requirements on the premium cigar market. [Read more →]

December 5, 2014   Comments Off

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on E-Cigarettes in Smokeshop Magazine

An article by the Troutman Sanders Tobacco practice appears in the December issue of Smokeshop Magazine. The article, titled “Hey Legislators: Vaping Products Don’t Belong in the MSA!” discusses the “longshot” bid by congressmen to have e-cigarettes included in the Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”). [Read more →]

December 5, 2014   Comments Off

Retailers Challenge Chicago Flavor Ordinance

A group of tobacco retailers has challenged a Chicago ordinance that generally bans the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school.  The ordinance does not apply to tobacco stores that derive more than 80% of their revenue from tobacco sales.  [Read more →]

October 17, 2014   Comments Off

New York City Proposes to Include E-Cigarettes in Flavor Ban

The New York City Council has recently proposed a measure that would prohibit so-called “characterizing flavors” in e-cigarettes.  The move would subject vapor products to the existing ban on “characterizing flavors” in all tobacco products, which only allows flavored tobacco products to be sold in tobacco bars that derive a certain percentage of their revenue from tobacco sales. [Read more →]

October 17, 2014   Comments Off

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Partner to Speak at FDLI Tobacco Regulation Conference

Bryan Haynes, Troutman Sanders tobacco practice partner, will be attending the Food and Drug Law Institute Tobacco Conference on October 21 in Washington, D.C. Bryan will be a panelist during the morning panel entitled “Post Market Considerations: Advertising and Promotion of Tobacco Products.” [Read more →]

October 13, 2014   Comments Off

ECIG USA – Industry Conference Takeaways

On September 24-25, the Troutman Sanders tobacco team attended the ECIG USA industry conference in Las Vegas.  Bryan Haynes spoke on a panel entitled, “The Deeming Regulations — Expectations vs. Reality.”  Panelists also included Cynthia Cabrera of SFATA, Bill Bartkowski of VapAria, and Jim Swauger of Reynolds. [Read more →]

October 4, 2014   Comments Off