FDA Seeks Tobacco Comments


The Food and Drug Administration wants public input on how to implement its new authority to regulate tobacco products. In a Federal Register notice, the FDA said it will rely on public comments when implementing the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and when establishing the FDA Center for Tobacco Products. The agency said it's particularly interested in suggestions for reducing tobacco use and protecting public health, but that remarks on any aspect of its new regulatory authority are welcome. Comments will be accepted until Sept. 29 and may be submitted online at

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