OMB Finishes Review Of Proposed Rule On Cigarette Graphic Warnings

By Beth Wang / August 9, 2019 at 2:53 PM
The White House budget office has wrapped up its review of FDA’s proposed rule to require color graphics depicting the negative health consequences of smoking be added to cigarette packages and in cigarette advertisements. The proposal is judicially required to be published next Thursday (Aug. 15). A federal court in March ordered FDA to issue the proposed rule by Aug. 15, and a final rule by March 15, 2020, after multiple public health advocacy groups sued the agency for delaying...

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