News and Observer article on e-cigarette regulation features UNC Centers for Tobacco Regulatory Science

A News and Observer article on the role of Triangle organizations in guiding the efforts of federal regulators crafting regulations for e-cigarettes features the work of work of UNC Lineberger members Kurt Ribisl, PhD, and Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH.

Drs. Ribisl and Goldstein, along with Dr. Robert Tarran of the UNC School of Medicine, have leadership roles with UNC's two Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration founded the centers in 2013 with a five-year grant to study the issues surrounding the health risks, communication strategies and regulatory issues that arise from new forms of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.

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