Conferences and Events

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.
Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Hosts TMA and Vapor Voice Conference on the PMTA Process

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

Bryan Haynes of the Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team participated in a panel discussion entitled “How Innovation is Changing the Vape Category” at the Tobacco Plus Expo on February 12.  A video of the panel discussion can be found here.
Continue Reading Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team Participates in Panel Discussion – “How Innovation is Changing the Vape Category”

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.” 

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.    
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