Industry Plot? | FDA Commissioner Denigrates Tobacco Harm Reduction | RegWatch

Does the regulator responsible for overseeing tobacco products in the U.S. believe in the practice of tobacco harm reduction?

According to FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, the answer is a resounding no. Appearing before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Califf repeatedly dismissed THR as an “industry term” and refused to answer questions on the topic.

Joining us today to discuss the ramifications of the commissioner’s testimony is Tony Abboud, executive director of the Vapor Technology Association. We review informed questioning by U.S. House Reps and take a deep dive into problematic responses by the commissioner.

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Released: April 21, 2024
Produced by Brent Stafford

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  1. Where is the actual study about “RESIDUE”? Was there a study, was it performed on mice in a closed box? How is this alluding to “RESIDUE”, relevant without a study that can be questioned by peers, etc.. ?


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