Tobacco Regs Take Effect

New FDA tobacco regulations take effect on June 22, 2010.

CDC Web article provides helpful overview of new FDA tobacco regulations and the potential public health impact, particularly for youth. It also provides insight on prohibition of “light,” “low,” and “mild” labels on cigarettes and contains helpful links to resources—such as FDA guidance documents—with detailed information on the new regulations.

CDC button—“Put Out the Myth”—is also available to help share the public health message about “light,” “low,” and “mild” cigarette labels. The button is a graphic element that can be placed on partner Web sites and that, when clicked, will take users to CDC’s feature article about the June 22 tobacco regulations.

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