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www.cigarettesbuyonline.com - Close Out Letter 8/15/12

  

Department of Health and Human Services logoDepartment of Health and Human Services

Public Health Service
Food and Drug Administration
 Center for Tobacco Products
9200 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3229

AUG 15, 2012

VIA UPS

NameCheap, Inc
11400 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Dear Sir or Madam:

The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products has completed an evaluation of your corrective actions following the issuance of our Warning Letter dated June 15, 2012. Based on our evaluation, it appears that you have addressed the violations contained in the Warning Letter by no longer offering for sale flavored cigarettes, or cigarettes described as "lights" or "ultra-lights" on http://www.cigarettesbuyonline.com to customers in the United States. Specifically, http://www.cigarettesbuyonline.com is no longer an active website.

This letter does not relieve you or your firm from the responsibility of taking all necessary steps to assure sustained compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and its implementing regulations or with other relevant legal authority. This letter also will not preclude any regulatory action should violations be observed in the future.

Sincerely,

/s/

Ele lbarra-Pratt
Group Leader
Promotion, Advertising, and Labeling Group
Office of Compliance and Enforcement
Center for Tobacco Products

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