April 28, 2022
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Will the FDA ban menthol flavored cigarettes?
The US Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to ban menthol flavored cigarettes and all flavored cigars, including menthol flavor, within the next year, according to an agency announcement Thursday.
When did menthol cigarettes come into being?
First developed in 1924 1, menthol cigarettes have long been a feature of the cigarette market. However, this long history looks set to come to an end, as the ban on menthol cigarettes closes the final chapter.
Are flavored cigarettes now banned by the FDA?
Compared to other additives, people who prefer menthol cigarettes have had this choice available considerably longer-since 2009, the FDA has banned all flavored cigarettes except for menthol.
Should menthol in cigarettes and cigars be cut out?
Cutting out menthol in cigarettes and cigars could have a significant effect on the number of smokers, the FDA said. By one estimate, it could even prevent 650,000 premature deaths over the next 40 years.