Social Media Commenting Policy


ASH’s social media channels are intended for our supporters and colleagues to stay informed on our work and field of public health. We aim to foster useful, open, and compassionate conversations about how to effectively end the tobacco epidemic.

By following and/or commenting on our social media pages, you are agreeing to our commenting policy, outlined below.

We reserve the right to delete posts on our pages containing any of the following elements:

  • Profanity
  • Insults, offensive comments
  • Misinformation
  • Promotion of tobacco products or tobacco companies
  • Personal attacks
  • Promoting violence
  • Off-topic/irrelevant
  • Promoting illegal or questionable activities
  • Spam

If you repeatedly violate this policy or become a distraction/detractor to our goal of a safe environment for ASH supporters, you will be removed from our social media pages.

We appreciate your cooperation and support, and we look forward to connecting with each of you.

If you have any questions for ASH Staff, please call our office at (202) 659 – 4310 or email us at