US President Joe Biden’s administration is set to announce a new policy requiring cigarette producers to reduce nicotine to non-addictive levels — a move that would deal a powerful blow to the tobacco industry. The AFP news agency quotes the Washington Post as saying that the initiative, which could be announced as soon as Tuesday, would require the Food and Drug Administration to develop and then publish a rule, which could then be contested by industry. The entire effort is expected to take several years and could also be delayed or derailed by litigation, or reversed by a future administration unsympathetic to its aims. Visit the Future Media website for the full story.