UPDATE: As of May 3, 2017 the FDA is delaying enforcement of this rule in order to collect more information on its impacts. If your business is subject to this rule, now is the time to share your feedback. 

Is your business impacted by the FDA Deeming Rule? Make your voice heard by sharing the real-world costs and benefits of this rule.

The Food & Drug Administration wants to hear about the costs of this rule to business owners like you. Help the FDA make informed decisions by sharing how the Deeming Rule requirements affect your business. 

Check out our story map and learn what business owners across the country are saying about regulation. 

The FDA Deeming Rule

Summary: This rule deems cigars, pipe tobacco, water pipe tobacco, electronic nicotine delivery systems (including e-cigarettes), and other novel tobacco products subject to regulation by the Food & Drug Administration. There are multiple new requirements applicable to different tobacco products, read the summaries here.

Industries Impacted: E-vapor, premium cigar, and specialty tobacco product manufacturers and retailers


Argive makes all feedback data transparent and accessible to the public. To download the latest set of comments on the FDA Deeming Rule, please click here. Updated 7/18/2017.