House Republicans press FDA to expedite approval process for smoke-free tobacco products

March 18, 2024 by washingtonexaminer.com

House Republicans press FDA to expedite approval process for smoke-free tobacco products

A growing number of House Republicans are calling on the Biden administration to expedite the approval process for smoke-free tobacco products through the Food and Drug Administration to expand options to consumers looking to quit smoking. In a letter sent to President Joe Biden [...] a group of nearly 70 House Republicans led by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) pressed the president to move forward with long-pending applications for new smoke-free products to be approved by the FDA.


18.30% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 48.7 million current smokers in United States 21.60% of men are current smokers but only 15.20% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR


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