FDA Proposes Rules to Help Prevent Youth Initiation and Reduce Tobacco-Related Disease and Death
On April 28, 2022, there was big news in the world of tobacco prevention and control! The FDA proposed new rules to prohibit menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, with the goal of preventing youth initiation, and reducing tobacco-related disease and death. Their press release can be found here: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-proposes-rules-prohibiting-menthol-cigarettes-and-flavored-cigars-prevent-youth-initiation
“Black Lives, Black Lungs” is a short film by Lincoln Mondy about the negative health impacts of menthol use that disproportionately effects African Americans. Check out the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eeg5BNx–uQ.