213045 “FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products: Regulatory, Litigation, and Legislative History”

Monday, November 9, 2009: 4:34 PM

Mitch Zeller, JD , Pinney Associates, Bethesda, MD
This presentation will provide an historical overview and framework for analyzing the new regulatory authority over tobacco products that Congress has granted FDA. Past tobacco regulatory efforts at FDA will be described, as well as relevant litigation and legislative history.

Learning Objectives:
Describe past FDA efforts to regulate tobacco products List the key provisions in the recently enacted legislation that restores regulatory authority over tobacco products to FDA.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Unique experience on this subject.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.