GAO: Global Health Officials Peg FDA As Leader In Tobacco Regulation

By Beth Wang
August 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Over a three-year period, HHS and its sub-agencies have disbursed nearly $40 million in tobacco research grants and surveillance, and health officials have pegged FDA as a global leader in tobacco regulation and evidence-based regulatory science, according to a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Thursday (Aug. 8). The report also notes FDA has provided more than $2 million for five global tobacco research awards, including one that examines the effect of a ban on flavored and menthol...

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