Unraveling FDA’s Recent Flurry Of Tobacco Activity

Unraveling FDA’s Recent Flurry Of Tobacco Activity
April 12, 2018
Jonathan Havens

Jonathan Havens, Vice Chair of the Firm’s Food and Beverage Practice, authored this article in Law360. Jonathan discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent issuance of an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) that would explore a product standard to lower nicotine in cigarettes to minimally or nonaddictive levels. Additionally, Jonathan covers two other tobacco-related ANPRM’s issued by Gottlieb, as well as some insight into the future.

“What are we to make of the FDA’s recent flurry of tobacco product activity?” wrote Jonathan. “It remains to be see how, if at all, the FDA will move these dockets forward in light of the challenges identified above.”

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