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.
Regulation and Products Press Releases
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.
State of the Union to Illustrate Importance of Public-Private Partnership in Improving Public Health
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
Defense Authorization Bill Would Undermine Military Efforts to Enact Effective Tobacco Control Policy
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:
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 24, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new advertisements today as part of its ongoing Tips from Former Smokers national campaign. The following is a statement from John R.
On Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Tobacco Law, Leading Health Groups Call on FDA to Prioritize Three Actions To Accelerate Progress Against Tobacco Use
WASHINGTON, DC On the fifth anniversary of the landmark 2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products, 10 leading public health and medical organizations today commended the FDA for the steps it has taken to reduce tobacco use and called on the FDA and
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 12, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released results from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance (YRBS) survey showing youth cigarette use has declined to 15.7 percent, a historic low.