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Center for Tobacco Products Also referred to as: CTP

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What We Do

The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) oversees the implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. Some of the responsibilities under the law include setting performance standards, reviewing premarket applications for new and modified risk tobacco products, requiring new warning labels, and establishing and enforcing advertising and promotion restrictions. 

For the latest news and actions from CTP, visit the CTP Newsroom and subscribe to CTP email newsletters.

Center Vision and Mission 

Center Strategic Plan


Leadership and Organization Chart 

Key Areas of Focus

Public Education Campaigns
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Educating at risk audiences on the dangers and utilizing the tools given to us by Congress to maximize their potential and positively impact public health

Compliance and Enforcement
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Initiating appropriate enforcement actions that are supported by evidence by conducting inspections, investigations, monitoring, and reviewing activities

Policy, Rulemaking, and Guidance
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Establishing strong product standards and policies for tobacco products; issuing rules and guidance for manufacturing, distribution, import, and retail sales

Regulation through Research
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Conducting research to support regulatory science; partnering with others to support important tobacco-related research efforts


Contact and Connect With CTP 

Additional Resources

Contact Us

Contact Point
Contact CTP
Center for Tobacco Products
Food and Drug Administration
Document Control Center
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Building 71, Room G335
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
(9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern) 1-877-CTP-1373 (1-877-287-1373)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FDATobacco
FDA Tobacco Education Resource Library: https://digitalmedia.hhs.gov/tobacco
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