CTP Statement on National Academies Report on Premium Cigars Health Effects
March 10, 2022
On March 10, 2022, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) published an independent report on the health effects of “premium” cigars. The report was commissioned by FDA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and provides a comprehensive review of the scientific literature on these products.
For example, the report includes information on short-term and long-term health effects, patterns of use, marketing and perceptions, and product characteristics of premium cigars.
The NASEM report provides valuable knowledge and adds to the FDA’s scientific understanding of premium cigars.