tocacco plant Native American Tobaccoo flower, leaves, and buds

tocacco Tobacco is an annual or bi-annual growing 1-3 meters tall with large sticky leaves that contain nicotine. Native to the Americas, tobacco has a long history of use as a shamanic inebriant and stimulant. It is extremely popular and well-known for its addictive potential.

tocacco nicotina Nicotiana tabacum

tocacco Nicotiana rustica leaves. Nicotiana rustica leaves have a nicotine content as high as 9%, whereas Nicotiana tabacum (common tobacco) leaves contain about 1 to 3%

tocacco cigar A cigar is a tightly rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco which is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Sumatra, Philippines, and the Eastern United States.

tocacco Tobacco is an agricultural product processed from the fresh leaves of plants in the genus Nicotiana. It can be consumed, used as an organic pesticide, and in the form of nicotine tartrate it is used in some medicines. In consumption it may be in the form of cheap cigarettes smoking, snuffing, chewing, dipping tobacco, or snus.


FDA Tobacco Summit

October 8, 2009
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Troutman Sanders Washington D.C. Office
401 9th Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington D.C. 20004

The Troutman Sanders LLP Tobacco Team is hosting a seminar regarding the recent legislation giving the Food and Drug White houseAdministration authority to regulate tobacco products. Our panel of experts will focus on the key provisions and how they will impact your business.

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided
Cocktail Reception to Follow


  • History of the Legislation
  • What Proponents of the Legislation Will Seek to Accomplish
  • Implementation Dates
  • Testing Requirements
  • Good Manufacturing Practice Requirements
  • Advertising and Marketing Restrictions
  • Unique Issues Pertaining to Electronic Cigarettes
  • Tobacco Harm Reduction
  • Interplay Between State Regulators and the FDA Legislation
  • Who Will Pay for the New Regulatory Infrastructure?


Stuart L. Craig, Jr., Director-Sales, CSols, Inc.
Everett W. Gee III, VP Legal Affairs and General Counsel, S&M Brands
William T. Godshall, Executive Director, Smokefree Pennsylvania
Richard Higby, President, Arista Laboratories
Tomas A. Keblys, Senior Implementation Engineer, CSols, Inc.
William J. McGowan, Attorney, Silver, McGowan and Silver, P.C.
Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team, Bryan Haynes, Ashley Taylor, Diane Romza-Kutz, Robert Browne and Nancyellen Keane

Register Now!

There is no cost to attend this event.

For questions and/or additional information, please contact Natalie Toalson at (804) 697-1317 or by email.

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