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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Non-Face-to-Face Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing of Tobacco Products; Extension of Comment Period


21 CFR Part 1140

December 2011






The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period until January 19, 2012, for an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) that was published in the Federal Register of September 9, 2011 (76 FR 55835). In that document, FDA requested comments, data, research, or other information related to non-face-to-face sale and distribution of tobacco products; the advertising, promotion, and marketing of such products; and the advertising of tobacco products via the Internet, email, direct mail, telephone, smart phones, and other communication technologies that can be directed to specific recipients. The Agency is extending the comment period in response to a request to give interested parties additional time to comment. 





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