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FDA Unveils Plan to Take Action on Nicotine, Flavors

On July 28, 2017, the FDA announced a comprehensive regulatory plan for tobacco products that establishes a cohesive agency-wide approach to nicotine. We applaud Commissioner Gottlieb’s commitment to working towards a world where fewer people die prematurely as a result of addictive tobacco products. We also continue to appreciate Director Zeller’s leadership at the Center for Tobacco Products and look forward to working with him and other FDA staff as this plan is implemented. There are many elements of the plan that have significant potential for protecting health. At the same time, we are concerned about the delays and possible changes in oversight of certain tobacco products. Read more...