Tobacco and E-Cigarette Lobbyists Circle as F.D.A. Chief Exits

Author: Kaplan, S. and Richtel, M.

Dr. Scott Gottlieb became commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration in 2017 with an ambitious plan to reduce cigarette smoking, a habit that kills nearly half a million Americans each year, by shifting smokers to less harmful alternatives like e-cigarettes.

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