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FDA head resigns after clearing slew of drugs, fighting e-cigs

Scott Gottlieb, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, ending a tenure where he approved more drugs and pushed for sharp curbs on e-cigarettes. Gottlieb earned a reputation as an attentive and media-savvy regulator in a Trump administration that’s taken a more hands-off approach in many other areas of oversight. A medical doctor, Gottlieb won… Read More »

FDA to Address Increased Use of E-Cigs Among Youth

With new findings revealing that e-cigarette use has increased from 1.5 million to more than 3.6 million young people within the last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new measures against flavored electronic cigarettes, CNN reports. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced the proposals in a statement released on Thursday. “The changes… Read More »