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International Advocacy Leads to Local and Global Progress

By: Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy, Managing Attorney at ASH Throughout my time at ASH, I have visited the United Nations, both in New York and in Geneva, many times. But every single time I step onto a UN campus, I’m awestruck. This is where international change is made, and I am so

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Support For U.S. FDA’s Menthol Ban

There is vast global support for the U.S. to ban menthol cigarettes, as several countries have already done. The University of Bath’s Tobacco Tactics website lists all the other countries that have banned menthol and when. Statements Issued in Support of the FDA’s April 29, 2021 Announcement Congressional Black Caucus:

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,