Biden Targets Tobacco: Will Require Lower Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes

Biden Targets Tobacco: Will Require Lower Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes


President Biden’s administration will impose restrictions on the amount of nicotine in cigarettes and tobacco products.

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, a division within the Office of Management and Budget, issued a statement on Tuesday regarding the proposal.

“This proposed rule is a tobacco product standard that would establish a maximum nicotine level in cigarettes and certain finished tobacco products,” the statement read.

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“Because tobacco-related harms primarily result from addiction to products that repeatedly expose users to toxins, FDA would take this action to reduce addictiveness to certain tobacco products, thus giving addicted users a greater ability to quit,” the statement continues. “This product standard would also help to prevent experimenters (mainly youth) from initiating regular use, and, therefore, from becoming regular smokers.”

The Food and Drug

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