UC San Diego Researcher Studying Menthol Cigarettes Talks about FDA Ban

On April 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proclaimed its ban on menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars as a commitment to reduce addiction and youth experimentation, improve quitting among current smokers and address health disparities. Thanks…

Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Rutgers health experts who study the negative effects of tobacco and advocate for stronger policies and regulations on flavored combustible tobacco products are available to discuss the new proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars by U.S. Food and…

Take Part in the 2020 Great American Smokeout

November 19, 2020 marks the Great American Smokeout, an annual intervention hosted by the American Cancer Society as a call to action to take the first step towards better health through the elimination of tobacco products. Rutgers experts share more on why and how to get started.

Experts Strongly Recommend Varenicline Over the Patch for Adult Smokers Hoping to Quit

Smoking cessation initiatives notwithstanding, along with provocative public health campaigns and clinical guidance, quitting tobacco has remained elusive for many smokers. The American Thoracic Society’s new clinical practice guideline on treatment for tobacco dependence in adults addresses how clinicians may deal with patients’ reluctance to quit, one of a number of issues not previously assessed in the older guidelines.