FDA unveils sweeping anti-tobacco effort to reduce underage vaping and smoking

THE WASHINGTON POST: Gottlieb, in pursuing his tobacco strategy, is taking some flak from fellow conservatives. “The administration promised less regulation — without sacrificing protections,” said Jeff Stier, a senior fellow at the Consumer Choice Center. “So if the FDA fails to meet both objectives — by announcing a heavy-handed regulatory plan — President Trump should realize that the current leadership at the FDA is not equipped to implement the administration’s policy agenda.” But Gottlieb’s boss, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar signaled his support for the FDA in a statement.

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