Patricia Kovacevic USA 

A global legal and compliance nicotine, cannabis and CBD expert, and currently an independent consultant/principal at, Patricia Kovacevic’s experience comprises past General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer roles at a leading nicotine/CBD multinational, and senior legal and regulatory positions at, among others, Philip Morris International and Lorillard. While at Lorillard, her team obtained the first ever premarket authorization for a tobacco product issued by the FDA under the Tobacco Control Act (2013). At Nicopure Labs she spearheaded the litigation against the FDA challenging the so-called “deeming rule”. Prior to joining Lorillard she was a partner at Patton Boggs. Her expertise includes global e-cigarette and tobacco regulation, cannabis regulation, compliance and all regulatory aspects of marketing/media communications,