U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has won bipartisan support for his efforts to reduce minors’ use of flavored e-cigarettes, announced this week he will leave the agency next month.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new round of warnings and advisory letters to makers of dietary supplements, telling them not to falsely claim their products cure, prevent or treat serious diseases. Last year the FDA and the Federal Trade Commission sent warning letters to makers and distributors of 12 products sold as treatments for opioid addiction and withdrawal.
The Food and Drug Administration seized more than a thousand documents from e-cigarette maker Juul Labs last week in a surprise inspection, according to The New York Times. The agency said the documents were related to Juul’s sales and marketing practices.