• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

About FDA

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

What will FDA do to curb tobacco use among children and adolescents?

FDA will use many effective public health strategies to reduce the burden of illness and death caused by tobacco products. One of the first items aimed at reducing tobacco use among children and adolescents will be to reissue the 1996 regulation aimed at reducing young people’s access to tobacco products and curbing the appeal of tobacco to the young. When this becomes effective, a number of measures will take effect, including
 

  • tobacco manufacturers may no longer sponsor athletic and entertainment events using tobacco product brand names and logos
  • tobacco manufacturers may no longer sell or give away clothing or other items which bear the brand name or logo of a tobacco product
  • tobacco manufacturers are no longer able to distribute free samples of cigarettes, and free samples of smokeless tobacco will be allowed only in adult-only facilities
Basics Question toggle Show all related FDA Basics Questions

-

How helpful was this information?

                               

Not HelpfulArrow pointing to the rightVery Helpful


Please limit your feedback to 1000 characters.

Please limit your feedback to 1000 characters.

If you would like to ask a specific question, please visit our "Contact Us" page for more information about how to contact FDA.

Please note that any information you submit may become public or subject to release under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). For more information, read about our privacy policies and the FOIA.

-