A products liability bill in Congress right now seeks to grant the FDA authority to regulate tobacco products. The bill is called the “Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act” and has bipartisan support. Supporters of the bill state that it is necessary because tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. Yet despite its huge societal costs, tobacco products are the most unregulated consumer products on the market today.
To read more about the bill seeking FDA regulation of tobacco.