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'Catastrophic' F.D.A. Ruling

Oct 14, 2021 - The New York Times

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To the Editor:

Re ''F.D.A., in First, Gives Backing to E-Cigarette'' (front page, Oct. 13):

The decision by the Food and Drug Administration to give market approval to R.J. Reynolds for its Vuse e-cigarette is catastrophic. This is especially so during a pandemic, when we need major national public health agencies to provide clear, accurate, evidence-based guidance on policy. We don't need the F.D.A. giving its seal of approval to tobacco industry p...