The Vitals

In New Letter E&C Dems Ask Gottlieb To Explain Deeming Rule Delay

September 07, 2017
Key Democrats on the House Energy & Commerce Committee are seeking more information on why FDA chose to delay provisions of the nicotine deeming rule in May. The lawmakers wrote to agency chief Scott Gottlieb last Thursday saying while they are encouraged by the agency's plan to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes, they aren't convinced that delaying the deeming rule that generally covers cigars and non-traditional nicotine products is justified. “FDA's decision will permit certain newly deemed products to stay...

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