Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. As part of its goal to improve public health and protect future generations from the risks of tobacco use, the FDA has extended its authority to cover all tobacco products. The fact that FDA regulates these tobacco products does not mean they are safe to use.
In 2016, FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) finalized a rule to regulate:
Since June 2009, CTP has regulated:
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