FDA Starts Process Banning Menthol Cigarettes

The Biden administration announced a plan to start the rule-making process to ban menthol cigarettes in the United States. This would not take effect for a few years. TFND supports this process as menthol products have had a devastating effect on public health, especially in minority communities. A study published in February shows from 1980 […]

KSTP: Bloomington to end sales of flavored tobacco, sunset all tobacco licenses

The Bloomington City Council voted 4-2 to end the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol. That ban will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. The ordinance also allows for the sunsetting or end of all tobacco licenses in the city, and the city decided to not issue any new tobacco licenses in […]

CDC and FDA: Youth Switching to Disposable E-products

The CDC and FDA sent a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine detailing a shift in how youth are using vaping products. The letter confirms youth are switching to disposable products. To learn more about the developing trend and read the letter, click here.

PuffBar Defies FDA Order and Brings Products Back to Market

Puff Bar was ordered to take their products off the market by the FDA. They’ve brought them back in an effort to skirt FDA regulations and get youth hooked on nicotine. Read more about their move in this Wall Street Journal article.

TFND’s Video Essay Scholarship Contest is Back!

TFND is happy to announce the Video Essay Scholarship Contest is back for North Dakota high school seniors! The winner will get a $1,000 scholarship. For more information, click on the “Video Essay Scholarship Contest” Tab.