Evaluating the Scientific Evidence
for Potential Reduced-Risk Tobacco Products

Core Committee Meeting
July 14-15, 2005
Bethesda, MD


Day One: July 14 (8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Information Gathering Session (8:00 am - 10:30 pm)
I.    Welcome, Participant Introductions and Review of Agenda
Dr. Catherine St. Hilaire, Project Leader
II. Presentations on Evaluative Approaches for Potential Reduced-Risk
Tobacco Products-Smokeless Tobacco Products
  A.   James Dillard III, US Smokeless Tobacco Company
B.   David Johnson, Swedish Match
Executive Session (10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
III. Discussion of Evaluation of Potential Reduced Risk Smokeless Tobacco Products
IV. SSRC Meetings Summaries
Reduced Risk Review Staff/Core Committee Liaisons
Day Two: July 15 (8 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Executive Session (8 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
V. FTC Evaluation of Health Claims
Nancy Buc, Esq., Buc and Beardsley, Washington DC
VI. Risk Characterization Considerations
Dr. St. Hilaire
VII. Draft Chapter 1 Review
VIII.   Next Steps