Tag Archive: Cigarettes

Jul 30

FDA Considering Rulemaking for Menthol Cigarettes

On July 23, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to request information regarding the agency’s regulation of menthol cigarettes. Menthol is a common flavoring additive used in tobacco products and is currently the only flavor permitted for use in cigarettes. The FDA is considering further …

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Apr 29

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Online Cigarette Companies

In April 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to certain online cigarette retailers, finding many of their products adulterated and misbranded in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). One of the companies is located in Indonesia but offers its cigarettes for sale to customers in the …

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