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Lawmaker Urges FDA to Clear E-Cigarette Market During Pandemic

April 1, 2020, 7:16 PM

“Allowing e-cigarettes to remain on the market during this period would harm children and adults throughout the country and exacerbate the coronavirus crisis in critical ways,” Raja Krishnamoorthi, chairman of House Oversight subcmte on economic and consumer policy, says in letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn.

  • Subcmte requests the FDA to suspend all approvals of Premarket Tobacco Product Applications and commit to immediately clearing the market of all e-cigarettes by prioritizing enforcement
  • Related: Vape Shops Lobby to Keep Doors Open Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns

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