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A collection of Legislative, Regulatory & Legal news, articles and other featured content.

COVID-19 Keeps NACS Busy on the Government Affairs Front

Liability shielding for essential businesses tops the association’s agenda.

Altria's headquarters

Altria Submits PMTAs for Oral Nicotine Products for FDA Review

The company files 35 applications for on! pouches on behalf of its joint venture, Helix Innovations.

Grocery store employee

The GROCER Act would establish a federal tax holiday through June 15.

Cigarette warnings

If granted, the requirement date would move from June 18, 2021 to Oct. 16, 2021.

Tobacco 21 sign

Retailers on bases are required to begin posting signs about the policy switch on July 1.

tobacco sales at retail

Retailers are already dealing with a decrease in overall sales due to the current health crisis.

Vapor products

Manufacturers now have until Sept. 9 to file applications to remain on the market.

liability graphic

The association urges Congress to include a measure in the next stimulus package.

Tobacco legislation

Lawmakers around the United States take aim at excise taxes and flavor bans.

A pack of cigarettes

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco, ITG Brands, Liggett Group and tobacco retailers fight the 11 messages on First Amendment grounds.

Logos for British American Tobacco and Philip Morris International

BAT said the heating blade technology is an earlier version of the technology in its glo device.

The guidance, however, is advisory and not a federal directive to states.

Food and Drug Administration HQ

The agency proposes Sept. 9 as the new date for applications.

SNAP program

A letter to Congress requests that hot food waivers for SNAP households be included in the next stimulus package.

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