Webinar: New FDA rule on e-cigs, hookah and more

November 8, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources


As part of its goal to improve public health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently finalized a rule that extends its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah and pipe tobacco.

In recognition of the 2016 Great American Smokeout, please join the U-M MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service and the FDA Center for Tobacco Products for a free, 60-minute webinar on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to discuss the FDA’s new Tobacco Rule. Get a better understanding of this new rule, how it may affect your work, and participate in a Q&A session.

The webinar will feature Kate Collins, J.D., Regulatory Counsel in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Tobacco Products. Collins has extensive knowledge of the proposed and final rules deeming tobacco products to be subject to FDA’s Tobacco Control Act.

When: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Who should attend:  Professionals working in tobacco treatment, prevention and advocacy

Why:  Get a better understanding of the components of the new FDA Tobacco Rule, what regulations are currently in place and what regulations are still to come.

How to register: Attendance is free, but registration is required. To register, email lmgray@umich.edu

Website: https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness/health/mhealthy/physical-well-being/alcohol-tobacco-programs/tobacco-consultation-service