President Barack Obama today signed a bill to add new restrictions to the tobacco industry.
The Family Smoking Prevention act allows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate ingredients in tobacco such as tar and nicotine. The new law also limits advertising aimed at young people.
Companies which make tobacco products will also be restricted from using candy and fruit flavors in addition to bans on advertising for smoking or entertainment events.
Other limits including restrictions to prevent companies from using terms such as “light” or “mild.”