The Good News: Regulation Wins and Growing Awareness
With the proliferation of these products, communities are starting to speak out against them.
In February, the 2nd Circuit Court ruled in favor of New York City's flavored tobacco product ban allowing NYC to restrict the sale of products that have packaging and/or marketing that highlight the products flavor characteristics. Get more details on the case here
The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has new resources that help raise awareness and provide facts around the growing problem of cheap, flavored tobacco products. America's Most Wanted Tobacco Villains, a new campaign, highlights flavored products as New Villains in the fight against tobacco and a new report, Not your Grandfather's Cigar, provides stats and research on the issue.
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