ACS CAN President Lisa Lacasse expresses concern over FDA's approval of four flavored tobacco products.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
FDA Authorizes First E-Cigarette Products; Ongoing Surveillance of Youth Initiation and Long-Term Health Impact Critical
The Food and Drug Administration announced this afternoon it has issued marketing orders for the first e-cigarette products authorized by the agency.
San Jose City Council Votes to End the Sale of Many Flavored Tobacco Products, Must Do More to Protect Kids
San Jose, Calif. – The San Jose City Council voted unanimously last night to end to the sale of many flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes, flavored e-cigarettes and flavored cigars.
FDA Fails to Meet Court-Ordered E-Cigarette Deadline Leaving Harmful Products on the Market Indefinitely
Washington, D.C.—Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) failed to meet its court-ordered deadline to rule on all e-cigarette and other tobacco product manufacturers’ applications to keep their harmful products on the market.
FDA Denial of Additional 300,000 Flavored E-Cigarette Products Puts Public Health over Industry Profits
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to 31 companies who sought to sell 300,000 flavored electronic cigarettes. The decision requires these manufacturers to remove those identified products already on the market.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its first denials of flavored electronic cigarettes after the agency determined the manufacturer’s products pose a greater risk to public health than any potential benefit.
North Carolina House Makes Groundbreaking Step Following State’s History of Severely Underfunding Youth Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs
RALEIGH, NC – Today, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a state budget that included a proposal to establish a new revenue fund for the $40 million that North Carolina received as part of the settlement with e-cigarette company JUUL.
RALEIGH, NC – June 29, 2021 – Last week, Senate lawmakers passed their final version of the budget – dedicating zero funding for the state’s tobacco prevention programs amid skyrocketing youth tobacco use.
AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee has finalized a budget deal without including Governor Mills’ provision to end the sale of menthol and all flavored tobacco products.