• FDA Proposes Ban of Menthol Cigarettes

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    Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images By Rayna Reid · May 4, 2021May 4, 2021 In response to a federal lawsuit from several prominent public health groups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a press announcement declaring a commitment to move forward with two tobacco product standards within the next year, including a proposal to ban menthol. “Banning menthol-the last allowable flavor-in cigarettes and banning all flavors in cigars will help save lives, particularly among those disproportionately affected by these deadly products. With these actions, the FDA will help...
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