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Tuesday, October 18

10:00–11:15 AM

FDLI Welcome and First Session

FDLI Welcome and Announcements
Bianca Cardona Melendez, Assistant Director, Educational Programs, FDLI

I. The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA), the Deeming Regulation and Synthetic Nicotine Authority
Vanessa Fulton, Associate, Kleinfeld, Kaplan, & Becker LLP

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11:25 AM–12:15 PM 

II.  Pathways to Market
Beth G. Oliva, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

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12:15–1:00 PM 


1:00–1:30 PM 

III.  The Public Health Standard
Darlene Huang Briggs, Legislative and Policy Counsel, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

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1:40 – 2:30 PM

IV.  Product Compliance
Mark J. Vaders, Associate, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

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2:45–3:35 PM

V.  Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Inspections and Enforcement
Seth Gitner, Associate, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

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3:45–4:30 PM

VI.  Hot Topics and Current Issues Panel Discussion
Eric Heyer, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
Barry Schaevitz, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

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4:30 PM


CLE Information


This event is pending approval in Ohio. To obtain credit, please email [email protected] at the end of the conference and include your state bar number along with how many credits you wish to obtain. FDLI will certify your attendance for you. An evaluation is required to obtain credit.


This event is pending approval in Virginia. Please email [email protected] to request a Virginia form. You will need to certify your attendance online at Retain the Certificate of Attendance for two years.

Other States

These CLE approvals may also be honored by other states; please check with your bar association for guidance. At the end of the conference, please email [email protected] to receive a certificate of attendance.