Items of Interest

The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) is announcing the launch of our 

Advertising Created & Continues to Drive the Menthol Tobacco Market: Methods Used by the Industry to Target Youth, Women, & Black Americans.

Jackler RK, Ramamurthi D, Willett J, Chau C, Muoneke M, Zeng A, Chang M, Chang E, Bahk JR, Ramakrishnan A. SRITA Research Paper. October 4, 2022. 

The US Preventitive Services Task Force has published updated recommendations on the accuracy of screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) and on the benefits and harms of screening for lung cancer and commissioned a collaborative modeling study to provide information about the optimum age at which to begin and end screening, the optimal screening interval, and the rela

Dear Colleagues,

We are so excited to launch our new You and Me, Together Vape-Free, e-cigarette prevention curriculum.

Monograph 23 in the Tobacco Control Monograph series, “Treating Smoking in Cancer Patients: An Essential Component of Cancer Care”

is now available from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  This monograph presents evidence on:

• Smoking and the biology of cancer. 

An intervention to promote tobacco-free grounds implemented in residential SUD treatment programs was associated with a significant reduction in client smoking and an increase in NRT/pharmacotherapy. These associations were observed both before the COVID-19 pandemic and in the early stages of the pandemic, suggesting that they may be due to the intervention rather than to the pandemic.