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Tobacco Products

FDA Basics

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act


The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, commonly referred to as the Tobacco Control Act, gives FDA authority to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products to protect public health.Learn more about the Center for Tobacco Products.

Do You Know…
Part of FDA Regulates Tobacco Products?

The Center for Tobacco Products was officially established to implement the tobacco control act. More…

Mitch Zeller

Listen as Mitch Zeller, J.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products, speaks about his return to the FDA and his top priorities for the Center for Tobacco Products.

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