What’s New in the World of Combustible Tobacco Products

May 2, 2019 at 3:50pm4:50pm
Food and Drug Law Institute Annual Conference: Exploring Advanced Topics in Food and Drug Law
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 
Washington, DC 20004

Since the announcement of the Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation in 2017, FDA has recently issued policy statements and taken actions regarding combustible tobacco products. FDA seeks to regulate nicotine levels in combustible products so that they are minimally or non-addictive by promulgating a nicotine product standard. In addition, it is moving forward with a proposed rule to ban flavored cigars, as well as considering proposals to prohibit menthol in cigarettes. This panel will contemplate the legal considerations of these actions, public health implications, and potential impacts on the marketplace and illicit trade.