Regulation and Products Press Releases
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.
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).
“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.
A letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine today found that the amount of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, inhaled in a day when using certain e-cigarette devices at higher voltages could be significantly higher than that inhaled when smoking a pack of combustible cigarettes.
WASHINGTON January 20, 2015 In his address to Congress tonight, the president is expected to emphasize critical health priorities that each depend on public-private partnerships for success in ædefeating life-threatening diseases such as cancer, which kills more than 1,600 people in America
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- December 4, 2014 -- The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass a Defense Authorization Act today that if enacted would have both a detrimental and a positive impact on the military's tobacco control efforts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. November 13, 2014 Following is a statement from Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's release today of data from its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey: