The Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will attend a meeting at the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products on “Deemed Tobacco Product Applications” October 28-29, 2019.

The meeting is intended to provide information on the agency’s expectations for tobacco product applications, with a particular focus on deemed tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems, cigars, pipe and waterpipe. 
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The Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will attend the Food and Drug Law Institute Tobacco and Nicotine Products Regulation and Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. October 24-25, 2019.

A diverse group of stakeholders, including manufacturers, governmental agencies, researchers and public health advocates, will meet to discuss effective regulation of the broad spectrum of tobacco and nicotine products.  FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Director Mitch Zeller will provide an update on regulations, guidance documents and other initiatives. 
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TMA and Vapor Voice recently held their “Finding Direction: Navigating PMTAs” seminar and virtual workshop, which was hosted by Troutman Sanders at its Richmond, Virginia office on August 22, 2019. The seminar was moderated by Jim Solyst, the Vice President of Federal Government Affairs at Swedish Match North America. Speakers included Troutman Sanders Partner Bryan Haynes, Kevin Burd, CEO North America Nicotine, Josh Church, Chief Regulatory & Compliance officer at JWEI Group, Mike Ogden, Sr. Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Reynolds American Inc., Dr. Samina Qureshi, Vice President at PSI International Inc., Dr. Lorraine Rusch, President at High Point Clinical Trials, and Steve Sibley, Vice President at Synchrogenix. The seminar was provided to give companies insight on navigating the FDA’s Guidance regarding Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs) for Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), published in June 2019, which dictates the standards for PMTA submission process as companies prepare their submissions for the May 2020 deadline.
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On August 22, 2019, Troutman Sanders will host the Tobacco Merchants Association “(TMA”) / Vapor Voice conference entitled “Finding Direction – Navigating PMTAs.”  The conference will address the FDA premarket tobacco application process for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).  The conference will be held in our Richmond office and Bryan Haynes will be one of

In the June 2019 edition of SMOKESHOP Magazine, Troutman Sanders attorney Bryan Haynes discusses “The FDA’s New Catch-22.”  Haynes outlines the FDA’s threat to step up enforcement of premarket review requirements for “new tobacco products” while stalling on long-awaited guidance and regulations establishing the boundaries for industry submissions.

Read the article here.

 

Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will attend the Next Generation Nicotine Delivery Conference in Miami on April 30 through May 1.

Hosted by Arena International, the conference addresses regulations and trends in the electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) industry.  The event brings together large and small ENDS companies, along with policy specialists

Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will attend the Food and Drug Law Institute Annual Conference on May 2-3, 2019.  The conference features an array of tobacco-related content, including a panel discussion with FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Director Mitch Zeller, a discussion of strategies to prevent youth initiation of ENDS and updates

The Troutman Sanders tobacco team will attend the Tobacco Plus Expo trade show on February 11-13.  The trade show features a number of education sessions addressing regulatory topics and other areas of interest to the tobacco industry.  Bryan Haynes will participate in a February 12 panel discussion entitled “How Innovation is Changing the Vape Category.”