FDA Enforcement Actions Against Tobacco Retailers

Last week, FDA issued a new round of civil money penalties (CMPs) to 22 brick and mortar and online retailers for the sale of allegedly violative vapor products. Since May 2023, there has been a significant increase in warning letters and CMPs, with more than 550 warning letters and 170 CMPs issued to retailers for selling allegedly violative flavored disposable products popular with youth. These actions have focused on major brands including Breeze, Elf Bar/EB Design/EB Create, Lost Mary, Funky Republic/Funky Lands, Esco Bars, Lava Plus, Cali Bars, Hyde, and Kangvape.

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