Letter to President Obama Re: FDA Oversight of Tobacco Products

Yesterday, September 22, was the fourth anniversary of the FDA’s action to prevent of the sale of candy-flavored cigarettes that appeal to children. Today, other candy-flavored tobacco products are still on the market and unregulated by FDA, most notably e-cigarettes and cigars. Last week, many public health and medical groups sent a letter (crafted by the American Lung Association) to President Obama, asking for his leadership in publishing a long-delayed proposed rule to assert FDA jurisdiction over all types of tobacco products. Here is the letter:

 

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