FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) regulates the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products. Tobacco use remains a major problem in the United States—one that FDA is working hard to reduce with the help of our public health partners and stakeholders.
Tobacco Regulation Issues That Impact Public Health
- FDA unveils new steps to protect youth by preventing access to flavored tobacco products, announces plans to ban menthol in cigarettes and cigars
- FDA’s plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation
- FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes
- Warning Letters and Civil Money Penalties Issued to Retailers for Selling JUUL to Minors
- FDA requires additional e-cigarette makers to provide critical information so the agency can better examine youth use and product appeal
- How could lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes change the future of public health?
- Vaporizers, e-cigarettes, and other electronic nicotine delivery systems
- Requirements for e-cigarette manufacturers
- Requirements for vape shops
- Report a tobacco product problem
- Submit comments on tobacco products to share insight and scientific evidence with FDA.
Free Tobacco Education Resources
The FDA Center for Tobacco Products’ Exchange Lab provides free print materials and web content to communicate the dangers of tobacco use.
Youth and Young Adult Tobacco Use
Find more information on FDA's efforts to protect children and other resources from our partners.
- Results from the National Youth Tobacco Survey
- E-cigarette myths infographic: Information for parents and educators
- CDC - Teachers and Parents: The USB Stick that Might be an E-cigarette
- Public health education campaigns focused on youth:
- Youth and tobacco
- Smokefree Teens
Statistics, Data, and Research on Tobacco Use and Related Diseases
- Smoking & tobacco use: Data & Statistics from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Health information about tobacco use and related diseases
- Tobacco-related consumer updates
- CTP-Funded Research Abstracts
- CTP-Authored Publications
How to Quit
Resources from CTP, other federal agencies, and partners:
- Every Try Counts campaign
- CDC's Tips from Former Smokers Campaign
- CDC's Cessation Materials For State Tobacco Control Programs
- Talk to a smoking cessation counselor
- Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669); for the hearing impaired: TTY 1-800-332-8615
- Get instant messaging live help
- Quit smoking now! from betobaccofree.gov
For More Information
- Contact CTPoutreach@fda.hhs.gov