HIGHLIGHTED STORIES:FDA moves restricting menthol in cigarettes

7 Aug

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The FDA has released report that has set the stage for restricting or banning mentholated cigarettes. Any action taken by the agency would have the strongest effect on African-American communities – menthol cigarettes are the choice of 75% of black smokers. Three major African American interest groups have urged the FDA not to ban mentholated cigarettes, as they fear that an underground market will emerge and stress law enforcement agencies.

Read more at:http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-menthol-cigarettes- 20130724,0,6557153.story

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