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FDA proposes ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes

Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: David Walls
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The FDA announced that it will seek the ban and restrictions to prevent young people from starting smoking. In a statement released November 15th, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D, announced:

 

"Today, I’m pursuing actions aimed at addressing the disturbing trend of youth nicotine use and continuing to advance the historic declines we’ve achieved in recent years in the rates of combustible cigarette use among kids. These actions are grounded in hard evidence."

 

The policy with ban the sale of flavored cigarettes and cigars, and put restrictions on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. You can view the full press release here.

 

 


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