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Dr. Gottlieb Resigns As Head of FDA

The commissioner of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, announced Tuesday that he is resigning the position he has held or two years effective in one month. He has not yet given a reason for his departure but in a statement via Twitter he said, “I’m immensely grateful for the opportunity to help lead this wonderful agency, for the support of my colleagues, for the public health goals we advanced together, and the strong support of @SecAzar […]

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FDA Commissioner Issues Statement Calling For Ban On Flavored Cigars

Today, November 15th, 2017 FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb issued a statement calling for a ban on flavored cigars among other things. Below is the full text of his statement: As a physician who cared for hospitalized cancer patients, I saw first-hand the devastation that smoking-related diseases had wrought on the lives of patients and their families, and dedicated myself to helping ease this suffering. As a cancer survivor myself, I understand too well the […]

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