A brief synopsis of Iowa AG Thomas J. Miller’s letter to Gottlieb:
- It is essential the FDA distinguish between occasional use by adolescents and regular/daily use.
- Risk should not only be taken into consideration, but should be fairly weighted and proportionate when drafting policy.
- It is unreasonable to claim there is no potential for cross-over in flavor preference between adults and adolescents when drafting tobacco policy.
- He challenges the logic behind exclusively restricting purchase and sale of closed pod flavor varieties to tobacco and menthol flavors.