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Senate Democrats Express Concern Over Further Delay Of Tobacco Deeming Rule

August 07, 2017
In a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, 13 Senate Democrats admonish the agency head for his decision to further delay the tobacco deeming rule, and express concern that FDA may consider rolling back its regulation of premium cigars. The senators say that by delaying the rule, which extends FDA's regulatory authority to cigars and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), “FDA is failing in its commitment to safeguard public health, especially for children.” The Friday (Aug. 4) letter from the...

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