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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Web-Based Public Meeting on Issues Related to Development of Enforcement Plan

On June 30, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Center for Tobacco Products held a Web-based public meeting to discuss issues regarding the development of an enforcement action plan to enforce restrictions on promotion and advertising of menthol and other cigarettes to youth, including youth in minority communities. The purpose of this meeting was to gather data, information and views from any interested parties, including, but not limited to, public health organizations, minority community groups and leaders, other stakeholders with demonstrated expertise and experience in serving minority communities, groups serving youth, patient groups, advertising agencies, the regulated industry, and other interested parties. 

Federal Register Announcement of Public Meeting and Request for Comments
FDA created a public docket (FDA-2010-N-0295) that closed on August 2, 2010 for submissions of information and views on this topic.  While the public docket is now closed, the meeting material is available and interested public is encouraged to Contact CTP.

Meeting Materials

• Read the Agenda (PDF)
• Watch the Video Archive
• Read the Transcript
• View the Presentations.   All presentations delivered during the web-based public meeting and the transcript of the meeting have been posted to the FDA docket (FDA Docket Number: FDA-2010-N-0295). 

Contact Information

For additional information about the meeting or assistance accessing any of the materials, please contact us at: CTPCompliance@fda.hhs.gov 

For general information related to tobacco products, contact us at:
Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
9200 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3229