An article by the Troutman Sanders Tobacco practice appears in the May/June issue of Tobacco Retailer Magazine.  The article, titled “A Civic Lesson Federal Preemption of State and Local Tobacco Regulations” discusses how the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution relates to the recent Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA) of 2009, which gave the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate tobacco products.

To read the Troutman Sanders’ article, click here.

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