Tobacco Foes Push Oversight Of Luxury Cigars By Fda – Bloomberg

The groups also criticized the FDA for its economic analysis of the proposal that negated some of the benefit of smoking cessation on health and longevity because of the loss of pleasure people give up by not smoking. We think thats absolutely outrageous, Haifley said. Quicker Pace The groups also want the FDA to give cigar and e-cigarette manufacturers a year instead of two years to turn in an application for FDA review to sell their products. The draft regulation also applies to hookahs and pipe tobacco. While the advocacy groups didnt address the products, the American Cancer Societys Cancer Action Network plans to file separate comments that urge the FDA to require warnings on hookahs and pipe tobacco in relation to the toxicity of the smoke.

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