FDA Hearing on NRT and Innovative Tobacco Cessation Treatments Scheduled for December 17!
FDA will hold a public hearing on December 17, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Silver Spring, Maryland
on the topic of NRT and innovative tobacco cessation treatments. Anyone who would like to present in-person must register by December 6.
A live Web cast of the public hearing will be available and a video recording will also be made available. Highlights of the content of the meeting are provided below and full details are available in the Federal Register Notice
Topics that will be considered at the public hearing include:
Fast-track status for smoking cessation products, including NRTs
Extended use of NRTs for treatment of tobacco dependence
Additional indications for NRTs such as craving relief and relapse prevention
Report to Congress on how best to regulate innovative products and treatments for tobacco cessation, tobacco reduction and reduction in harm from tobacco use