WASHINGTON, D.C. April 14, 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data from its National Youth Tobacco Survey today that found 4.7 million middle and high school students used tobacco products in 2015.
Regulation and Products Press Releases
30 Health Groups Urge President Obama to End Delays and Issue Overdue Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars
WASHINGTON, DC Expressing alarm about repeated delays that have endangered the health of children, 30 leading public health and medical groups today urged President Barack Obama to promptly issue a final rule providing for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of all tobacco products, incl
WASHINGTON, DC January 5, 2016 Data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found an overwhelming number of middle and high school students report seeing e-cigarette adv
WASHINGTON, D.C. August 27, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today sent warning letters to three tobacco manufacturers ITG Brands LLC, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. and Sherman 's 1400 Broadway N.Y.C. Ltd.
Health Groups Urge U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board Members to Withdraw if Chamber Doesn 't End Global Lobbying for Tobacco Industry
WASHINGTON, DC Five leading U.S. public health organizations today called on members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 's Board of Directors to withdraw from the Chamber unless it stops fighting measures to reduce tobacco use around the world.
Public Health Groups Urge Congress to Reject Proposal to Weaken FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes, Cigars House Appropriations Bill Puts Tobacco Interests before Kids
Our organizations urge rejection of language included in a U.S. House appropriations bill that would significantly limit the Food and Drug Administration’s ability to protect our nation’s children from flavored cigars and e-cigarettes now on the market, including e-cigarettes with flavors such as gummy bear and cotton candy.
A ruling issued today by the U.S Circuit Court for the District of Columbia affirms most of a lower court ruling requiring that the tobacco industry issue “corrective statements” to prevent it from continuing to mislead the public about the dangers of its products.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data today from its National Youth Tobacco Survey that found a dramatic increase over one year (from 2013-2014) in teen use of e-cigarettes (now 13.4 percent for high school students) and hookah (now 9.4 percent for high school students).
IOM Report Predicts Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Could Reduce Tobacco Initiation Among Next Generation
“A report released today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) predicts that raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products has the potential to dramatically improve public health in this country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. February 23, 2015 The 25th anniversary of legislation making all domestic flights smoke-free marks an opportunity to redouble our efforts to promote tobacco control measures across the country.