ICYMI: March 16, 2018

Published on March 16, 2018

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: March 16, 2018

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FDA moves ahead with ‘historic’ plan to reduce nicotine in cigarettes
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 (The Washington Post) — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the first concrete action to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to make them much less addictive, opening a regulatory process described as a “historic first step” by the agency’s top official.

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb unveiled an “advance notice of proposed rulemaking,” the earliest step in what promises to be a long, complicated regulatory effort to lower nicotine levels to be minimally addictive or nonaddictive.

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