Below you will find resources relating to the issue of the Federal Regulation of Tobacco.
Tucked deep in the FDA’s proposed Deeming Regulation, which would assert jurisdiction over cigars, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products, is a cost-benefit analysis that is setting off alarm bells for public health advocates. The analysis is based on the astonishing premise that the benefits from reductions in smoking have to be discounted significantly to offset the loss in pleasure that smokers suffer when they overcome their addiction.
Decades ago, the U.S. Supreme Court held that freedom of speech stops at the right to yell "Fire!" in a crowded theater. But does the tobacco industry have the right to basically say "Smoke!" to the American public?
This webinar demonstrates how tobacco control supporters can search industry documents at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)’s Legacy Tobacco Documents online library, and use them in their work.
This webinar provides an overview of federal regulation of tobacco and explains how to interact directly with the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, including how to submit comments to the FDA on tobacco regulation, to promote public health objectives.