Califf: FDA Needs Govt.-Wide Effort To Enforce Tobacco Product Regs

By Beth Wang / March 30, 2023 at 4:10 PM
A whole-of-government approach to tobacco oversight and enforcement will be critical as FDA works to regulate e-cigarette and synthetic nicotine products while also duking it out in court with “big players” in the tobacco industry that are pushing back against the agency’s regulations, FDA chief Robert Califf asserted during a congressional hearing Wednesday (March 29). Califf pleaded with lawmakers for help after Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) chided the agency for repeatedly delaying its premarket review deadline for electronic nicotine delivery...

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