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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Contact Us

The FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) has many informal and formal communications channels and encourages State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Governments to use them to express your views, submit data, and ask questions. 


Contact us by mail, phone and email

  • Mailing Address: Center for Tobacco Products, 9200 Corporate Blvd, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Main Phone Number: 1-877-CTP-1373
  • State, Local, and Territorial Government Contacts: Kari Appler or Ashley Ross

  • Tribal Government Contact: Kari Appler
  • Formal Correspondence, Speech, and Meeting Requests: Email ctpexecsec@fda.hhs.gov and provide a proposed agenda and list of attendees


Request a meeting

The Center for Tobacco Products receives numerous meeting requests each week. After taking into consideration several factors, including staffing, scheduling conflicts and statutory deadlines, we will accept most meeting requests from external stakeholders. We want to ensure the meetings are as beneficial as possible for you and provide below a few general points for consideration. 

The Center for Tobacco Products

  • Welcomes your thoughts and concerns and will listen carefully to them
  • Reviews the issues you submit and will do our best to share what we can about specific statutory deadlines and other general process issues
  • Follows established policies and procedures when developing new regulations and guidances 
  • Has specific deadlines for issuing a variety of new regulations under The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act
  • Cannot comment on, or provide information regarding the content of any specific guidance prior to the announcement in the Federal Register
  • Cannot discuss any ongoing enforcement actions or litigation


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