120 Orgs Urge UN Human Rights Panel To Push FDA On Menthol Ban

By Beth Wang / August 11, 2022 at 1:23 PM
More than 100 public health, tobacco control and medical organizations from around the world are calling on a United Nations human rights panel to recommend the United States remove menthol from all tobacco products without loopholes, and ban tobacco advertising targeted at racial minority groups. The organizations sent a letter to the UN panel Tuesday (Aug. 9), days after the comment period closed on FDA’s proposed rule that would ban menthol in cigarettes. FDA’s proposed menthol rule, which was announced...

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