FDA Announces It Will Propose Menthol Ban Within The Next Year

By Beth Wang / April 29, 2021 at 12:23 PM
FDA on Thursday (April 29) announced plans to issue two proposed rules that would ban menthol in cigarettes and ban all characterizing flavors, including menthol, in cigars. The agency hopes to release the proposed standards sometime within the next year. FDA’s plan was highly anticipated by tobacco control and public health organizations, including Action on Smoking & Health, which applauded the move. However, over the past couple of days, civil rights and criminal justice organizations, including the American Civil Liberties...

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