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If you make, modify, mix, manufacture, fabricate, assemble, process, label, repack, relabel, or import any "tobacco product," then you are considered a tobacco product "manufacturer." Importers of “finished tobacco products,” are regulated as tobacco product manufacturers, distributors, or both.

Note: In April 2021, FDA announced its plans to propose tobacco product standards within the next year to ban menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and ban all characterizing flavors (including menthol) in cigars. Read more.

How Do I Comply with FDA's Tobacco Regulations?

If you are a tobacco product manufacturer, then you must, as applicable:

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