Complete Analysis of the New Deeming Regulation Now Available

On May 5, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a final “deeming” regulation, which extends its authority over tobacco products to include e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and hookah. The FDA will now regulate all existing and future tobacco products.

What does it mean for the FDA to now have the authority to regulate these products? The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium has developed educational materials to explain in more detail what the regulation does and doesn’t do, and how it relates to state and local tobacco control efforts. Click here for complete deeming regulation resources and analysis.