FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) works to ensure a healthier life for every family.
Latest Updates from the Center for Tobacco Products
“Next Legends” Youth E-cigarette Prevention Campaign
Learn about FDA’s new campaign to educate American Indian/Alaska Native youth, ages 12-17, about the harms of vaping.
FDA Proposes Two Tobacco Product Standards
FDA is proposing product standards to prohibit menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and prohibit all characterizing flavors (other than tobacco) in cigars. Starting May 4, the public can provide comments on these proposed rules.
Listening Sessions: FDA’s Recently Proposed Tobacco Product Standards
On June 13 and 15, FDA will hold virtual listening sessions to give the public an opportunity to provide open public comment on the proposed product standards. Register by June 6 to request to provide open public comment.
Tobacco Product Marketing Orders
To legally market a new tobacco product, manufacturers must submit an application to FDA and receive a marketing authorization from FDA. When a new tobacco product is granted a marketing order, information is posted online for public awareness. FDA notes that in accordance with a court order, deemed new tobacco products that were on the market as of August 8, 2016 were required to submit an application to FDA by September 9, 2020 or risk enforcement.Learn More About the Latest Marketing Decisions
Tobacco Education Resources for Parents and Teachers
As youth e-cigarette use remains a public health crisis, it is important that parents and educators have access to resources to learn more and to start an honest conversation with teens about the dangers of youth tobacco use. FDA has free resources available, including videos, infographics, posters, and fact sheets.Learn more
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