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Senators Press FDA To Place Age Restrictions On Mint, Menthol E-Cigs

December 07, 2018
Thirteen Democratic senators are urging FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to take stronger steps to prevent and reduce youth use of e-cigarettes by including mint- and menthol-flavored e-cigarettes among the types of products that would require stricter age verification and sales practices. They also press the agency to quickly complete a rulemaking process that would ban flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes. In a letter sent to Gottlieb Wednesday (Dec. 5), the senators applaud FDA’s new tobacco-related initiatives, which Gottlieb announced last...


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