April 16-18, 2014
Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting
Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee
April 16-18, 2014The meeting will be held on April 16 and 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on
April 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Food and Drug AdministrationCenter for Tobacco Products
9200 Corporate Boulevard, Room 020BRockville, MD 20850
Webcast: Seating for this meeting may be limited, so the public is encouraged to watch the free webcast instead of traveling to the meeting. The link for the webcast will be available at approximately 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting each day and can be accessed at
Agenda: On April 16, 2014, the Committee will consider scientific issues pertaining to dependence and addiction, including the development of addiction, measurement of dependence and addiction and concepts concerning the assessment of addiction in the review of product submissions.
On April 17, 2014, the Committee will receive information on population modeling in the assessment of tobacco product applications, and discuss the ways modeling can inform decisions critical to population health.
On April 18, 2014, the Committee will discuss possible approaches for evaluating information on the risks and potential benefits of a proposed modified risk tobacco product MRTP to the health of individual tobacco users and to the population as a whole.