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Webinar: 20 Years Later – Returning to FDA to Regulate Tobacco

You may know that Mitch Zeller became the Center for Tobacco Products’ Director in March 2013. What you may not know is that he has been working on FDA issues for 30 years! Consider this your invitation to learn even more about CTP’s new director, via a special FDA Basics webinar that was recorded on December 11, 2013.
In the webinar, you will learn more about Director Zeller’s background and hear his thoughts on key opportunities for FDA to help reduce the burden of tobacco through product regulation. The webinar was moderated by CTP’s Director of Health Communication and Education, Kathy Crosby, and also includes a question and answer portion at the end of the presentation.



The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products will host the webinar. 
  • Moderator: Kathy Crosby – Director, Office of Health Communication and Education, Center for Tobacco Products
  • Featured Speaker: Mitch Zeller, J.D. – Director, Center for Tobacco Products 


To view the Wednesday, December 11, 2013 webinar online, please:


CTP’s tobacco product regulation public health goals:

  • Prevent youth tobacco initiation
  • Encourage adults who use tobacco to quit
  • Reduce product harms and addictiveness
  • Develop a science base and continue meaningful product regulation to reduce the toll of tobacco-related disease, disability and death 


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Watch more FDA Basics Webinars - a series of online sessions hosted by different FDA centers and offices. The series is part of FDA Basics, a Web-based resource aimed at helping the public better understand what FDA does.

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