BANGOR – This evening, the city of Bangor will once again vote on a bill that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and menthol flavored products.
Tobacco Control Press Releases
COLUMBIA, MO - Today, Governor Parson, cancer survivors and health advocates met at the University of Missouri to celebrate the state’s new funding for tobacco cessation and prevention. In Missouri, smoking is responsible for 11,000 deaths in our state each year, including 31% of cancer deaths.
Today the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released its FY 2023 spending bill that includes a $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a $291 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
DC Circuit Upholds Marketing Denial Orders for Prohibition Juice’s Flavored E-Cigarette Products; Products Must Be Removed from Shelves
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled in favor of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the case of Prohibition Juice v. FDA, upholding the agency’s marketing denial orders (MDOs) for the manufacturer’s flavored e-cigarette products.
Starting July 25, tobacco retailers in Sacramento County are required to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products – including menthol cigarettes, e-cigarettes and flavored shisha.
NEW YORK – A coalition of public health groups applauded today’s introduction of legislation (Intro 577-2022) that would end the sale of menthol cigarettes in New York City by Councilmembers Rita Joseph and Selvena N. Brooks-Powers.
San Diego County Tobacco Retailers to Start Paying License Fee that will Fund Enforcement of Tobacco Regulations
San Diego, Calif. – Starting this week, on July 14, tobacco retailers in San Diego County will start paying a licensing fee that will fund and ensure strong enforcement of the tobacco retail license ordinance that took effect in July 2021.
House Appropriations Committee Prioritizes Medical Research with Significant Increase for NIH in FY 2023 Budget
The House Appropriations Committee will vote today to approve its FY 2023 spending bill including a $2.5 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $466 million funding boost for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and $2.75 billion for the Advanced Research Projects Agency on Health (ARPA-H).