FDA announces proposed ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes and all flavors in cigars, a move that could further drive down smoking rates in the U.S. The FDA will solicit comments from the public before finalizing the rule,... Read More.

FDA to push for ban on menthol cigarettes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Food and Drug Administration plans to ban menthol in cigarettes and all flavors in cigars, a step the agency says will reduce tobacco use and curb preventable illnesses and deaths. The FDA says flavored products, including menthol, are more appealing to kids... Read More.