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    FDA: Menthol makes it harder to quit smoking
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    Jonathan Foulds, PhD posted:
    Today the FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) met for the last time before the presentation of its final report on menthol cigarettes on March 23rd. Most media reports are presenting the tone of today's meeting as indicating that TPSAC will recommend significantly more forceful regulation of menthol cigarettes. Ultimately it is up to FDA itself to decide if a ban is in order, and to recommend a time frame for changes. Here is one such media report . For my main reasons for agreeing that menthol cigarettes should be banned, check out this link .
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