Q&A with Clive Bates

Tobacco harm reduction

Q&A with Clive Bates


Watch Clive Bates, a world-renowned tobacco harm reduction expert, as he and Patricia Kovacevic, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Nicopure Labs, discuss the FDA Deeming Rule and tobacco harm reduction.  Mr. Bates also provides an explanation of how the FDA Deeming Rule will work, summarizes some of the items he spoke about in a recent meeting with Mitch Zeller (FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Director),  and his suggestions for improving the regulations.  Mr. Bates describes nicotine in terms of how it fits into society and explains the need for a bigger debate on the issues between public health officials, businesses, and consumers.

Stay tuned for upcoming Q&As with industry experts in upcoming weeks.


Nicopure Labs is a premium American e-liquid manufacturer and wholesale distributor, with three international brands: Halo, eVo, and Purity.

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