FORBES | This month, FDA passed The Tobacco Control Act, which grants the Agency the authority to regulate cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and any other tobacco products including e-cigarettes and hookah pipes. The truth is, smoking and tobacco take 500,000 lives in the US each year, and healthcare for a smoker costs the system $18,000 more than for nonsmokers.
This is an all-hands-on-deck issue and we need a combination of efforts and approaches to make lasting change. I present four effective approaches at Forbes.
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