FDA approves longer use of nicotine gum, CFPB revises credit card fee rule, and more.
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a change to labeling language for over-the-counter nicotine substitution products.
- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a final rule modifying the time period in which credit card issuers’ fees to consumers are restricted.
- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule setting forth standards for health insurance “navigators” that will assist consumers with enrollment in exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.
- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule to define “larger participants” of the student loan services market that would come under the CFPB’s supervision.
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created a public docket to solicit comments about the possibility of using independent third parties to conduct and oversee industry-funded tobacco research.
- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced four enforcement actions against mortgage insurance companies who were allegedly paying lenders illegal kickbacks.
- The New York Times highlighted problems with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) focus on safety risks over long-term health issues of workers.