Since introducing snus and moist smokeless tobacco products into test market in 2006, Philip Morris USA has reported certain types of smokeless tobacco product information to various state and federal agencies.
Since 2007, PM USA has annually provided the HHS with a list of ingredients added to tobacco in the manufacture of its smokeless tobacco products and information regarding the nicotine content.
The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA) was signed into law by President Obama on June 22, 2009. This legislation gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco products. The FSPTCA added new regulatory reporting and other requirements with which PM USA and other manufacturers must comply. These requirements include, among others, registering manufacturing facilities, listing products and submitting ingredient information for each brand and sub-brand. For further information, see Federal Regulation of Tobacco
PM USA annually reports information to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts regarding nicotine in Marlboro Snus.
PM USA annually reports information to the State of Minnesota regarding the presence of certain designated substances in tobacco.
PM USA annually reports to the State of Texas Marlboro Snus product ingredient information, as well as information regarding nicotine in Marlboro Snus.
Since 2010, PM USA has provided wholesalers serving Utah information regarding the moisture content of its smokeless tobacco products in accordance with a State of Utah requirement.