FDA Tobacco Regulation

FDA Tobacco Regulation

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The 111th Congress is considering legislation that would give the FDA broad new statutory authority to regulate the manufacture and marketing of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products. This report provides a detailed summary of the proposed legislation and discusses the public health and legal issues it raises. Contents: (1) Views on FDA Tobacco Regulation: Public Health Viewpoint; Industry Viewpoint; (2) Proposed Tobacco Product Regulation: Reduced-Risk Tobacco Products; Tobacco Product Design and Characteristics; Menthol Cigarettes; (3) Legal Issues: Restrictions on Ads and Promotion; First Amend. Issues; Preemption of State and Local Regulation Re: Labeling, Ads, and Promotion; (4) Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.Unlike H.R. 1256, the Senate version of the FDA tobacco legislation contains a provision, discussed below, that is designed ... the U.S. Supreme Courta#39;s decisions on government regulation of advertising and other forms of commercial speech, anbsp;...

Title:FDA Tobacco Regulation
Author:C. Stephen Redhead
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2009-11


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