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GOP Reps. Say FDA Is Ill-Equipped To Oversee E-Cigs

Law360, New York (April 8, 2014, 8:27 PM EDT) -- House Republicans on Tuesday argued that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s pending backlog of tobacco product applications signals that the agency is too inefficient to expand its oversight to include nontraditional nicotine products including e-cigarettes.

Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., was among Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee at a hearing Tuesday who grilled a Government Accountability Office official about whether the FDA could handle the additional labor of implementing a so-called deeming regulation, which would include e-cigarettes and other novel tobacco and...
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