June 22, 2022
Life Sciences
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to propose limits on the levels of nicotine tobacco companies can place in traditional cigarettes. The plan, which follows the agency’s proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes, is an attempt to help prevent young people from becoming regular smokers. Proponents think the rule could save millions of lives from cancer and other smoking-related diseases if the White House can overcome the expected fierce opposition from the powerful tobacco industry. (Articles here, here, here, and here)