FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) works to ensure a healthier life for every family.
Latest Updates from the Center for Tobacco Products
FDA Updates Regulatory Documents to Include “Non-Tobacco Nicotine” Products
FDA will update its definition of “tobacco product” in its existing regulations and guidances to now include products that contain nicotine from any source.
FDA Denies Marketing of Vuse Solo Menthol Products
FDA determined that Vuse Solo’s menthol-flavored e-liquid cartridges do not meet the public health standard and the products cannot be marketed.
FDA Authorizes Copenhagen Classic Snuff as an MRTP
Product may be marketed with: "IF YOU SMOKE, CONSIDER THIS: Switching completely to this product from cigarettes reduces risk of lung cancer."
Tobacco Product Marketing Orders
To legally market a new tobacco product, manufacturers must submit an application to FDA and receive a marketing authorization from FDA. When a new tobacco product is granted a marketing order, information is posted online for public awareness. FDA notes that in accordance with a court order, deemed new tobacco products that were on the market as of August 8, 2016 were required to submit an application to FDA by September 9, 2020 or risk enforcement.Learn More About the Latest Marketing Decisions
Regulation and Enforcement of Non-Tobacco Nicotine (NTN) Products
A new federal law gives FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products containing nicotine from any source. This law took effect April 14, 2022, and after July 13, 2022, any new non-tobacco nicotine (NTN) product that has not received premarket authorization from FDA cannot be legally marketed. FDA launched a webpage that includes up-to-date information about premarket review progress and compliance and enforcement actions.Learn more
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