Columbus and other Ohio cities sue to block ban on their tobacco regulations

Some states like California or Massachusetts are indicators for the future of tobacco policy in the United States. Others like Ohio are indicators of key battlegrounds in order to make progress. Ohio’s legislature passed a law banning local jurisdictions from enacting its own regulations on tobacco products. Those cities are now suing to block the […]


This isn’t the first time litigation has been needed to implement a needed rule or regulation. It is disappointing that it has gotten to this point. The FDA can end this by simply implementing the rule it has spent years finalizing. The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), […]

TFND Supports #NationalDayofAction at Legacy High School Cloud Free Carnival

We had a great time supporting the Cloud Free Carnival, presented by Legacy High’s Stop the Cloud group as part of the #NationalDayofAction! The group put in a ton of work to make it a huge success!

FDA’s graphic warning labels for cigarettes are constitutional, US appeals court rules

This is a huge win. Many other countries have pictorial warnings on tobacco products. We hope this momentum will continue. “A federal appeals court on Thursday said a U.S. government requirement that cigarette packs and advertisements contain graphic warnings about the dangers of smoking is constitutional, in a victory for the Biden administration and a […]

New Zealand will ban disposable e-cigarettes in a bid to prevent minors from taking up the habit

New Zealand is taking decisive action against disposable e-cigarette products. CDC data show disposable products are the overwhelming choice for kids and they cause significant harm to the environment. To read the full article, click here.