Posted by: audreybenenati | April 28, 2010

New FDA Regulations Could Change Smokers’ Habits


For decades, tobacco lobbyists fought against any kind of federal regulation of cigarettes and tobacco products — and for decades, no regulations existed. Cigarettes had less federal oversight than both pet food and makeup — in part because of a 2000 Supreme Court decision that ruled that the Food and Drug Administration was not allowed to regulate nicotine without Congressional approval.

Read the rest at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126065241

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