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Health Groups File Second Lawsuit Against the US FDA

HEALTH GROUPS FILE SECOND LAWSUIT AGAINST THE US FDA While the Biden Administration Delays the Rule on Menthol, Death Toll Rises Daily WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 2, 2024 – The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), and the National Medical Association (NMA), represented

120 Organizations Call on UN Committee to Recommend US Remove Menthol

120 Organizations Call on UN Committee to Recommend US Remove Menthol Tobacco Companies’ Marketing Tactics Violate Black Americans’ Right to be Free from Racial Discrimination Washington, DC – August 9, 2022 – Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), and the DC Tobacco-Free

Call for Organizations to Sign On

Black Americans have been intentionally targeted by the tobacco industry for decades. As a result, nearly 9 out of 10 of African Americans that smoke, smoke menthols. Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC), and the DC Tobacco-Free Coalition are fighting back and calling on

Statement on FDA’s Response in Favor of Banning Menthol

Statement on FDA’s Response in Favor of Banning Menthol Statement of Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy, Managing Attorney at Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) WASHINGTON, DC – April 29, 2021 –Today, we celebrate with all Americans that the Food and Drug Administration took a powerful step towards banning menthol and saving lives,

Human Rights Day 2020

Happy Human Rights Day! December 10th is International Human Rights Day, in observation of the day that the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This landmark document set out, for the first time, the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being. Tobacco, and

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National Medical Association (NMA) Joins AATCLC, AMA AND ASH IN LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FDA

National Medical Association (NMA) Joins AATCLC, AMA and ASH in Lawsuit Against the FDA Lawsuit seeks to require the FDA to take action on menthol cigarettes Media Contacts: AATCLC: Tracy Brown, 888-881-6619 x105 AMA: Kelly Jakubek, 765-414-3862 ASH: Megan Arendt, 202-390-9513 NMA: Michael Peery, 312-217-2260 WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 3, 2020 – Today,

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American Medical Association (AMA) Joins AATCLC & ASH in Lawsuit Against FDA

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA) JOINS AATCLC AND ASH IN LAWSUIT AGAINST THE FDA The Timely Lawsuit Highlights the Lack of Protection Endured by Thousands of African Americans From Mentholated Tobacco Products That Should Not be Sold Media Contacts: AATCLC: Tracy Brown, 888-881-6619 x105 AMA: Kelly Jakubek, 765-414-3862 ASH: Megan Arendt,

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ASH & AATCLC File Lawsuit Against FDA

This press release was re-issued on September 3rd and December 3rd, 2020 with the addition of the American Medical Association (AMA) and National Medical Association (NMA) as a co-plantiffs. See the latest news release here.   THE AFRICAN AMERICAN TOBACCO CONTROL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (AATCLC) AND ACTION ON SMOKING AND HEALTH