Articles & Publications

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”).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Troutman Sanders tobacco team partner Bryan Haynes was quoted in a February 20th article titled “E-cig industry on tenterhooks ahead of U.S. regulation.”

The article discusses the heavy cloud of speculation hanging over the rapidly expanding e-cigarette industry as it awaits the release of deeming regulations by the FDA.  In addition to concerns over potential advertising restrictions, flavoring bans, and the regulation of internet sales, the article also discusses how regulations could affect this relatively new segment of the tobacco industry when it comes to its rapidly changing product dynamic.  
Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Comments on Applicability of FDA New Product Requirements to E-Cigarettes