FDA Tobacco Chief's Vision: Tobacco Diseases 'Part of Past'
- By: Bob Gattty
- October 9, 2012
In an interview with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's publication, New Public Health, Dr. Lawrence Deyton, director of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products, said the agency's "vision is to make tobacco-related disease and death part of America's past, not its future."
He said "Tobacco product regulation is a new arrow in the prevention quiver," adding that the agency has developed a framework to regulate the manufacture, distribution and sale of regulated tobacco products in the U.S. READ MORE.