FDA Wants to Impose NEW Limits – Controversial Plan Announced!
(ConservativeHub.com) – On June 21, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced plans to create a maximum nicotine level for cigarettes. The agency’s goal is to help lower the chances of addiction to tobacco products. The FDA did not release any specific details about the proposal.
Supporters feel the move will help save lives and reduce the number of smokers. They also think it will help prevent people from taking up the habit or stop younger people from becoming lifelong users. In addition, the FDA noted limiting nicotine in cigarettes may make it easier for people to stop smoking.
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— New York Post (@nypost) June 21, 2022
President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Matt Myers, said this is a “game-changing” proposal. He declared it one of the most critical actions the FDA could take to prevent tobacco addiction in young people. He also said the limits would significantly reduce the health issues that result from smoking cigarettes.
However, some are reportedly concerned that lowering nicotine levels could push smokers to use more of the product to get the desired effect. They also say it could lead to a black market for tobacco products, according to a June 21 report from The Hill. Additionally, experts expect pushback from the tobacco industry because it objected to previous product regulations.
Should the FDA regulate nicotine levels in cigarettes? Or is this another example of government overreach?
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