Articles & Publications

An article by the Troutman Sanders Tobacco practice appears in the February issue of Smokeshop Magazine. The article, titled “Pennsylvania’s Legal Battle Over MSA Payments Keeps Twisting” discusses the ongoing battle between Pennsylvania and major tobacco manufacturers regarding disputed 2003 Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) escrow payments.

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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. Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on Premium Cigars 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”). Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on E-Cigarettes in Smokeshop Magazine

Troutman Sanders tobacco team partner Bryan Haynes was interviewed for a September 1st France 24 television report titled “US tobacco giants want lion’s share of e-cigarette business.”  The report describes the impact of e-cigarettes on the American tobacco market, and how the major tobacco companies are entering that market. Continue Reading Tobacco Team Partner Interviewed for E-Cigarette News Report

Troutman Sanders tobacco team partner Bryan Haynes was quoted in a July 22nd New York television station WETM18 report titled “Sen. Schumer and FDA on E-Cigarettes.” The report deals with Senator Schumer’s call for child proof caps and warning labels for e-cigarettes, as well other proposals to regulate these products. Continue Reading Tobacco Practice Partner Quoted in E-Cigarette News Report

An article by the Troutman Sanders tobacco practice appears in the April issue of Smokeshop Magazine. The article, titled “E-Cigarette Marketing: Misleading or Puffery?,” discusses lawsuits filed by plaintiff’s attorneys against e-cigarette companies regarding their marketing practices.  The full text of the article can be found here.

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An article by the Troutman Sanders tobacco practice appears in the February issue of Smokeshop Magazine.  The article, titled “E-Cigs at the Forefront,” discusses the growing momentum for state-level regulation of tobacco product alternatives, with e-cigarettes attracting the most attention. The full text of the article can be found here. Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Smokeshop Magazine Article Regarding State Regulation of E-Cigarettes