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OMB Clears Highly Watched Tobacco Rules But Some Question FDA’s Will To Put Policies In Place

March 7, 2018 at 6:42 PM
Three preliminary regulations crafted to help FDA set its approach toward reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes and regulating premium cigars and flavored tobacco cleared the White House Office of Management and Budget Tuesday (March 6). However, all three regulations are expected to pose questions on how FDA should proceed, rather than determine policy, and some stakeholders are skeptical that FDA will ever get the actual regulations across the finish line. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced in July that FDA would...


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