The American Lung Association advocates for a variety of tobacco control policies at the federal level in our fight to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.

FDA Authority over Tobacco Products

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2009. This landmark legislation gave the Food and Drug Administration regulatory authority over tobacco products. » More

Federal Cigarette Tax

Increasing cigarette taxes is one of the most effective ways to reduce tobacco use, especially among youth. » More

Cessation Coverage

Many smokers want to quit, but need help to do so. » More

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Treaty

Tobacco use is a global problem which requires a global solution. » More