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Despite Biden’s ban of menthol cigarettes, getting Blacks to quit smoking remains a challenge

Health Politics A woman smokes a cigarette in the pedestrian plaza located in Times Square in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images) President Joe Biden is taking aim at the tobacco industry with another racial equity move to ban menthol cigarettes.  The administration’s decision stands to be a life-changing proposition, especially in the… Read More »

FDA to consider restricting menthol vape products if teens begin using them, official says

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration would consider restricting the sale of menthol-flavored vaping products if teens start using them as the agency moves to ban most other flavors, an FDA official said Friday. Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that… Read More »