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.”  We look forward to seeing our clients and friends at the show.


Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will be at the Food and Drug Law Institute Enforcement Conference on December 12-13, 2018 in Washington, DC.  Of note, both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and FDA Center for Tobacco Products Director of the Office of Compliance and Enforcement Ann Simoneau will be presenting at the conference.  Perhaps the FDA will elaborate on its recently-announced policy changes with the stated intention of deterring youth access to flavored tobacco products.  Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team to Attend FDLI Enforcement Conference – Will the FDA Elaborate on its Recently-Announced Enforcement and Compliance Policies?

The Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team will attend the FDLI Tobacco and Nicotine Products Regulation and Policy Conference on October 24-26, 2018.  The conference will feature a diverse group of stakeholders – manufacturers, governmental agencies, researchers, public health advocates and attorneys – discussing the effective regulation of tobacco and nicotine products in the U.S. and globally.  The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Director Mitch Zeller will speak about the latest updates on regulations, guidance and other initiatives.     Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team to Attend Food and Drug Law Institute Tobacco Conference

Bryan Haynes will moderate a panel entitled FDA implementation of Tobacco Product Pathways.  Panelists, which include the Director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Office of Science, will discuss the FDA’s implementation of tobacco product review pathways including premarket tobacco applications and modified risk tobacco product applications, as well as impacts on consumers, manufacturers, and tobacco harm reduction efforts.  Panelists will also address opportunities to clarify the implementation of these pathways, including the current status of substantial equivalence applications and the need for a clear set of achievable requirements for product review submissions.

We look forward to seeing our clients and friends at the conference.


On Tuesday, April 24 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM ET, Bryan Haynes and Paige Fitzgerald will be participating in the American Bar Association webinar, “State and Local Regulations of E-Cigarettes and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems.” Join our esteemed panel as they:

  • Discuss the current landscape of federal, state, and local regulation of the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes
  • Consider the regulatory environment for new laws and regulations

To learn more about and register for the program, copy the link to visit . As a member of the faculty I’m able to provide you 10% off your registration rate when you enter this discount code FACMARK at check-out.

Troutman Sanders Partner Bryan Haynes will attend the Food and Drug Law Institute Conference on Enforcement, Litigation, and Compliance held December 6-7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Bryan will moderate a session on the FDA’s enforcement of age verification and other requirements for tobacco products.

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


Tobacco team members Bryan Haynes and Paige Fitzgerald attended this year’s Annual Conference hosted by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) in Washington, DC, on May 4-5, 2017.  Bryan and Paige covered each of the tobacco-related sessions, and wrote an article for the organization’s Update magazine, which covers current regulatory issues of importance to the industry.  Continue Reading Troutman Tobacco Team’s Article Featured in FDLI’s Update Magazine