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Menthol-flavored e-cigarettes get greenlight by FDA

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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On Friday the FDA approved menthol-flavored e-cigarettes, to help people quit smoking. The controversial move by the Food and Drug Administration, it is authorizing certain menthol-flavored e-cigarette products made by the company, Njoy. It claims, it could reduce the harm of traditional cigarettes. "The situation with Black and brown folks and menthol for the FDA to do this without a conversation is insulting," said State Rep. Tyrone Carter (D). But on the flip side, the agency is saying this doesn't mean the products are FDA-approved. Historically, menthol products have been...

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