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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tobacco Products

Spread the Word on Light, Low, Mild and Similar Cigarette Descriptors

Add this button to your website, blog or social networking site to Put Out the Myth on Light, Low and Mild Cigarettes.  Spread the word that there is No Such Thing as a Safe Cigarette.  Simply copy the code below onto your website.  Have questions or issues?  Email AskCTP@fda.hhs.gov


Effective July 22, the Tobacco Control Act prohibits manufacturers from distributing for sale any tobacco products labeled or advertised as "light," "low," or "mild." This is because many smokers mistakenly believe that these products cause fewer health problems than other cigarettes. Learn More...