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Altria wins first FDA ok for menthol e-cigarettes

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2024
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As a long-running debate over banning menthol cigarettes comes to a head, Henrico County-based Altria Group has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to market menthol flavored vaping products, the first e-cigarette company to win this. The orders mean the FDA has determined that NJOY menthol e-vapor products are appropriate for the protection of public health, said Billy Gifford, Altria’s chief executive officer. “We believe that, for tobacco harm reduction to succeed, adult smokers must have access to a robust marketplace of FDA-authorized smoke-free alternatives,” said Paige Magness, Altria’s...

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