We are at the precipice of change in the fight against lung cancer and our determination to win this fight has never been stronger, or more urgent. LUNG FORCE will help advance this cause and show that the collective strength of many sharing their voice can make a measurable difference in this lifesaving fight.
The current ozone standard of 75 parts per billion is based on outdated science and is too weak to offer adequate public health protection. That is why the American Lung Association, along with hundreds of volunteers and notable health experts, is urging the EPA to adopt a stronger, more protective standard of 60 parts per billion.
We have come too far, and battled far too long with the tobacco industry, to make the mistake of trusting the e-cigarette manufacturers to do what is right for America's children. While we wait for the scientific data to prove the harms of vaping, let's protect our middle and high schoolers from a lifelong addiction and a high risk of cancer.