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A place to learn the latest news and information from the Center for Tobacco Products.


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FDA issued a proposed rule to extend the agency’s tobacco product authorities to additional tobacco products that meet the statutory definition of tobacco product. Learn more about the proposed rule.

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Public Education Campaigns
Our current and upcoming public education campaigns help educate the public about the dangers of regulated tobacco products.

Compliance and Enforcement
Our compliance and enforcement program aims to ensure that industry and retailers follow the laws designed to reduce the health burden of tobacco use on the American public and protect America’s youth.

Substantial Equivalence
FDA weighs the public health impact of new tobacco products.

Tobacco Product Review and Evaluation
There are three pathways available to legally market new tobacco products.

Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents
The latest on reporting quantities of HPHCs found in tobacco products.    

Menthol Cigarettes
FDA is committed to a science-based approach that addresses the public health issues raised by menthol cigarettes.


Scientific research is critical to our mission of reducing the disease and death resulting from tobacco use.

Modified Risk Tobacco Products
Info on tobacco products sold, distributed or marketed with a claim to reduce harm or the risk of tobacco-related disease.













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