SOUTH PORTLAND – Today, the South Portland City Council will hold a first reading and vote on a proposed ordinance to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products.
Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars Press Releases
Cancer-Fighting Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout® by Calling for Action to Prevent Tobacco Addiction
Albany, New York – November 14, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47th annual Great American Smokeout® on Thursday, November 17 by calling on state and local elected officials to protect the health of every New York resident by implementing
Washington, D,C. – The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and its partners submitted an amicus curiae (or friend-of-the-court) brief today in support of the U.S.
New data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) finds more than 3 million youth report current use (past 30 days) of any tobacco product in 2022.
California Voters Prioritize Public Health, Send a Resounding No to Big Tobacco’s Use of Candy-flavored Products to Hook Kids
California voters passed Proposition 31 to uphold a popular and bipartisan statewide law ending the sale of most flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The law, which takes effect immediately, will help protect kids from a potential lifetime of addiction, reduce tobacco use and advance health equity.
Portland, OR. – Yesterday, Washington County Circuit Court ruled against an existing ordinance to end the sale of flavored tobacco in the county.
The following can be attributed to Jamie Dunphy, Oregon director of government relations for ACS CAN:
BANGOR – This evening, the city of Bangor will once again vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products.
NEW YORK – A coalition of public health groups applauded today’s introduction of legislation (Intro 577-2022) that would end the sale of menthol cigarettes in New York City by Councilmembers Rita Joseph and Selvena N. Brooks-Powers.
Los Angeles Takes Critical Step to Help Reduce Health Disparities, Becomes the Nation’s Largest City to End Sale of Menthol Cigarettes
Los Angeles, Calif. – The Los Angeles City Council voted today to end the sale of most flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. The action, once final, would make Los Angeles the largest city in the country to end the sale of menthol cigarettes.
In Yet Another Delay that Leaves Kids at Risk, FDA Tells Court It Won’t Finish Reviewing E-Cigarette Marketing Applications Until June 2023
In yet another delay that leaves America’s kids at risk, the FDA has told a federal court that it won’t finish its review of marketing applications for the most popular e-cigarette products until June 2023 – nearly two years after the September 9, 2021, court-ordered deadline to do so.