Blog posts matching "Regulation and Products"

May 31, 2019

World No Tobacco Day: We Must Take Action, Now

Each year, World No Tobacco Day shines a global spotlight on the devastating effects that tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure have on public health worldwide. Everyone – lawmakers, public leaders, parents – should heed the World No Tobacco Day call-to-action, and seize the opportunity to join us in this fight.

May 13, 2016

Nation Takes Critical Steps Forward in Tobacco Regulation

After years of hard work by ACS CAN staff, volunteers, and tobacco control partners, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its authority to regulate all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, and hookah. This was a significant and necessary step to protect the public health of the nation.

April 28, 2015

It's Time for the FDA to Regulate All Tobacco Products

Last April, ACS CAN and its public health partners called on the FDA to finalize its regulation within one year. Now that the FDA has missed that deadline, ACS CAN together with 29 public health partners have sent a letter to President Obama asking for swift action to finalize that regulation.

December 19, 2014

The Wild Wild West of E-Cigarettes

While we continue to wait for the FDA to begin regulating tobacco products in addition to cigarettes and smokeless, weŠ—'re seeing policy proposals in the states aimed at filling the void of e-cigarette regulation.

May 12, 2014

FDA DeemedŠ—- Now What?

Last monthŠ—'s news that the FDA is proposing to regulate all tobacco products was long-awaited and very welcomed by public health advocates. There was lots of news coverage of the proposalŠ—'s release, but whatŠ—'s next?