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Durbin: Sharpless ‘Has No Intention’ Of Acting Against Flavored E-Cigs

May 15, 2019
Much to the chagrin of Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), FDA Acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless plans to stick with FDA’s plan to not enforce premarket compliance dates for e-cigarettes until 2021, according to the senator, who met with Sharpless Tuesday (May 14). During that meeting Durbin urged the agency chief to remove kid-friendly e-cigarette flavors from the market by bumping up premarket compliance dates so they take effect immediately. By enforcing the compliance dates, Durbin said FDA would be able to...


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