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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

2011 Archived Tobacco Compliance Training

FDA Center for Tobacco Products hosts one-hour webinars to help retailers comply with federal tobacco regulations. These webinars are designed to provide retailers with FDA compliance training information.

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December 8, 2011 - Establishment Registration and Product Listing Requirements

This webinar for small businesses discussed the establishment registration and product listing requirements under section 905 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. It also described the process for submitting and updating this information.

Presenter: Paul Perdue Jr. ;Office of Compliance and Enforcement

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November 15, 2011 - The Civil Money Penalty Process

This webinar discussed the process once FDA has served a civil money penalty complaint against a tobacco retailer or its responsible person.

Presenter: Jessica Zeller J.D.; Deputy Director, Office of Compliance and Enforcement, Center for Tobacco Products 

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November 1, 2011Draft Guidance for Industry Applications for Premarket Review of New Tobacco Products

This webinar discussed the recently issued draft guidance "Applications for Premarket Review of New Tobacco Products" which assists persons submitting applications for new tobacco products under section 910 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. This draft guidance, issued for comment purposes only, when finalized will represent the FDA's current thinking on this topic.


  • James Flahive J.D.; Office of Regulations, Center for Tobacco Products
  • CAPT David Ashley, Ph.D.; Director, Office of Science, Center for Tobacco Products

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October 18, 2011 Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Warning Plan Requirements

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October 4, 2011 - Warning Letters for Tobacco Retailers - FDA issues warning letters to retailers for violations of the Tobacco Control Act. This discussion is on warning letters and what a retailer should do if they receive one.



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Looking for More Information?

If you need more information about the retailer training sessions, contact David Racine at david.racine@fda.hhs.gov. 


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