FDA could ban menthol cigarettes, flavored vaping products as soon as this week

Backed by scientific studies that show a steep rise in underage use of flavored tobacco products, the FDA is poised to move forward with a ban on flavored tobacco products, including Menthol cigarettes like Newport.

Several media outlets are reporting this ban could take affect sooner rather than later. Analysis shows flavored products make up a large segment of tobacco company profits.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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