On April 28, 2022, the FDA proposed a rule to ban flavors in cigars. This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) follows a collection of information in 2018 that did not include a proposal to act.
Members of the public health community have until July 5, 2022, to submit comments to the FDA. Participation in this process is important, particularly as the tobacco industry will attempt to influence the process.
If you are an advocate, or state or local public health worker, consider this resource when drafting your comment.
If you are a researcher, consider this resource when drafting your comment.
Consider using our Talking Points as you draft your comment.
How do you submit a comment to the FDA? This video will help guide you.