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PMTA Updates

Thousands of manufacturers and importers submitted premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs) to the Food and Drug Administration by the Sept. 9, 2020, deadline to continue selling their products in the United States. How have these applications fared? Who will remain in the market and who willl exit? Keep up with the latest developments in market authorizations in this dedicated section of our website.


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Responsible Action

Cannabis attorney Rod Kight discusses minor cannabinoids and the growing cannabis market.

The Watchful Eye

Tobacco companies should transition to THR products, but under history’s watchful eye.

Approaching Issues

The PMTA process has had some errors and challenges as the FDA’s decision deadline looms.

This issue confronts the looming U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Sept. 9 deadline to act on the estimated 2 million remaining premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs). We also look at how studies have shown flavor bans boost youth combustible smoking rates, while the Philippines is expected to pass progressive vaping regulations and much, much more.


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