U.S. to say it intends to issue rule on reduction of nicotine levels in cigarettes – WaPo

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(Reuters) -The White House is expected to announce on Tuesday it intends to issue a rule requiring tobacco companies to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes sold in the United States to minimally or non-addictive levels, the Washington Post reported. The report, citing a source familiar with the situation, comes as the Biden administration doubles down on fighting cancer-related deaths. Earlier this year, the government announced plans to reduce the death rate from cancer by at least 50% over the next 25 years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in response to a Reuters request for comment…

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