Explore the essentials of tobacco and nicotine product law and regulation and gain a comprehensive understanding of the various administrative agencies that impact this industry. Learn about FDA’s Deeming Rule, the Public Health Standard, Premarket Tobacco Applications (PMTAs), Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPs), compliance, enforcement, advertising and marketing, recent and pending litigation, and more. The program will conclude with a discussion of industry hot topics, and all sessions will feature ample time for Q&A.

Agenda Highlights

  • FDA’s regulation of tobacco and nicotine products
  • Pathways to market
  • Product compliance including advertising and marketing requirements
  • FDA’s enforcement tools and procedures

Statutes Covered

  • Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act)
  • Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act)
  • Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco Health Education Act (CSTHEA)
  • Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act (FCLAA)
  • Final Rule: Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act; Restrictions on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements for Tobacco Products

This course is designed for attorneys and other professionals needing an overview of the topic. No prior knowledge of tobacco law and regulation is needed.



Industry & Firms

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  • +$100 after 10/15/21


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  • +$100 after 10/15/21


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Last Year’s Agenda

11:00 – 11:05 AM
FDLI Welcome and Announcements

11:05 AM – 12:15 PM
I. The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA) and the Deeming Regulation

12:15 – 12:30 PM

12:30 – 1:20 PM
II. Pathways to Market

1:20 – 1:25 PM

1:25 – 1:55 PM
III. The Public Heath Standard

1:55 – 2:10 PM

2:10 – 2:55 PM
IV. Product Compliance

2:55 – 3:00 PM

3:00 – 3:45 PM
V. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Inspections and Enforcement

3:45 – 4:00 PM

4:00 – 5:00 PM
VI. Panel Discussion and Q&A: Hot Topics and Current Issues

5:00 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjournment


Continuing Legal Education

FDLI applies for CLE credits in Ohio and Virginia. These CLE approvals may also be honored by other states; please check with your bar association for guidance. The CLE credits will be posted as they are granted and you can request to be notified when approval is received.