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.

Public Health Law Center Seeks a Director of Healthy Eating and Active Living

The Public Health Law Center seeks a program director to lead its efforts to improve the American diet and encourage physical activity. We seek dynamic applicants with the entrepreneurial drive and vision to lead our work in this important area. This person will be responsible for conceiving, developing, and securing funding for new initiatives, and for leading efforts to ensure the long-term sustainability of the program, funded through charitable grants and contracts. She or he will provide leadership to a team of experienced attorneys and policy analysts, as well as law students and graduate students, and will manage staffing and workloads to ensure timely, high quality work. Learn more.