FDA Committee: Menthol cigs cause more kids to start smoking

A key FDA Advisory Committee concluded today that halting sales of menthol cigarettes would benefit public health. The conclusion was based on its findings that menthol cigarettes cause more kids to start smoking and make it harder for most menthol smokers to…Read More

Big Tobacco is being asked to own up to past wrongs

Big Tobacco has "thrived on the business of addiction" for far too long. Now they're being asked to own up to their bad behavior.

Help Us Fight Tobacco On A Global Level

Tobacco use is one of the most preventable causes of death worldwide. The statistics on tobacco use and tobacco-related disease and death are staggering. Worldwide, approximately 1.3 billion people currently smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products,…Read More

It’s Working: FDA Snuffs Out Big Tobacco’s Flavored Cigarettes

Exactly three months after ACS CAN won a historic victory allowing the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate tobacco products, the FDA began their crackdown on the industry’s practices. The FDA has banned candy-flavored cigarettes, a key product…Read More

President to Sign Historic Legislation Putting Children Before Big Tobacco

Today the nationwide cancer community celebrates as President Obama is expected to sign legislation into law that will finally put an end to Big Tobacco’s unfettered marketing to our nation’s children. The “Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act”…Read More

ACS CAN Celebrates Historic Tobacco Control Victory

It has been over 10 years in the making and today ACS CAN advocates can stand tall and proud. By a vote of 79 to 17, the U.S. Senate today passed legislation which would grant the FDA the authority to regulate the production, marketing and sales of tobacco…Read More

Important Update: U.S. Senate To Vote Soon On Important Tobacco Control Legislation

We are so close to stopping Big Tobacco’s free reign on marketing their deadly products to kids. Right now the U.S. Senate is in the final stages of debating legislation that gives the FDA the authority to regulate the manufacture of tobacco products and the…Read More
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