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Updates matching "Regulation and Products"

December 20, 2022
California

A California law ending the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other flavored tobacco products, takes effect on December 21 despite the tobacco industry’s attempts to stop its implementation. In 2020, the State Legislature passed the law aiming to reduce youth tobacco use initiation and address health disparities.

December 12, 2022
California

A statement from Lisa Lacasse, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in response to Justice Kagan’s denial of the tobacco industry’s request for a stay on the California law to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and most other flavored tobacco products.

November 15, 2022
National

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. Food and Drug Administration’s marketing denial order (MDO) for Logic Technology Development’s menthol flavored e-cigarettes. Logic’s menthol e-cigarette is the first menthol-flavored

November 10, 2022
National

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.

November 9, 2022
California, South Dakota

Voters in South Dakota and California made it clear on Tuesday that public health is a priority in their states.

November 8, 2022
California

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.

October 28, 2022
National

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in favor of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the case of Liquid Labs LLC v. FDA, upholding the agency’s marketing denial order (MDO) for Liquid Lab’s flavored e-cigarette products.

October 6, 2022
National

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study today showing youth e-cigarette use remains high in 2022.

September 6, 2022
National

JUUL announced a tentative deal to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year, multi-state investigation into its underage marketing practices to attract young consumers to its addictive e-cigarettes. Evidence-based tobacco control is still critical.