Tobacco Regulatory Research Tools & Resources
Resources for Researchers
Explore databases and tools for research to support the regulation of tobacco and tobacco products.
A catalog of recommended standard measures of phenotypes and environmental exposures for use in biomedical research. This includes common data elements for tobacco regulatory research.
Nicotine research cigarettes (NRC) available to research investigators.
Access to information about active research projects in the FDA Center for Tobacco Products research portfolio.
Ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control from the National Cancer Institute.
Regulatory Research Information
Answers to common questions about clinical studies of e-cigarettes examining a potential therapeutic purpose (e.g., smoking cessation), which may require an investigational new drug application. Such studies are not funded through TRSP.
Addresses the importance of tobacco research, research advances, funding opportunities, and ways to use the research.
Video interviews with leading researchers in tobacco regulatory research who share their work and discuss its importance to public health.
Tobacco Regulatory Science: Research To Inform Regulatory Action at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products
Clarifies the definition and role of regulatory science and describes the types of research efforts that will inform the FDA’s public health framework for tobacco product regulation.
The May 2016 final rule to deem products meeting the statutory definition of “tobacco product,” except accessories of the newly deemed tobacco products.
This rule extended the Food and Drug Administration's regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, cigars, pipe tobacco, and hookah tobacco.