FDA Week - 10/06/2017

FDA Sends Cigarette Graphic Warning Label Study To OMB Despite Suit

October 05, 2017
Despite ongoing litigation asking the courts to require FDA follow through on its statutory mandate to develop new graphic warning labels for cigarettes and promulgate rulemaking, the agency is moving forward with an "Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarette Graphic Health Warnings." A legal expert involved with the lawsuit told Inside Health Policy that FDA has not made clear why it is conducting the study, and added that industry "must be very pleased that it is taking FDA so...

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