Latest Menthol Stories

2011-03-24 04:58:00

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Med Page Today reports that: "Menthol cigarettes are no harder to quit than nonmenthol cigarettes...The findings stand in sharp contrast to the FDA advisory committee report released last week that called menthol cigarettes a public health threat......The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute....." The NCI study provides additional evidence which compels the FDA to react favorably to the CRE Data...

2011-03-18 15:31:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The action of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee may be the most important thing that has happened for the health of African Americans in decades.

2011-03-18 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Finding that the availability of menthol cigarettes increases the number of children and African Americans who smoke, the Food and Drug Administration's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee today...

2011-03-18 14:00:13

US advisers said on Friday that banning sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes would improve public health.

2011-03-18 11:46:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States, announced its response to the conclusions reached at today's meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC).

2011-03-18 08:54:00

Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee Takes Historic Step to Save Lives from Tobacco WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) determined that the scientific evidence establishes that removal of menthol cigarettes from the market would benefit public health in the United States.

2011-03-15 09:25:00

The use of menthol cigarettes among teenagers, especially African-American and Hispanic teens, is on the rise, and US health officials are said to be considering a ban on the mint-flavored tobacco products.

2011-03-02 16:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness: The TPSAC is moving toward completion of its assigned task, producing a report on menthol in cigarettes--with all the drama inherent in Broadway Theater.

2011-02-28 06:30:00

Reynolds and Lorillard, the second- and third-biggest US cigarette makers, filed suit to block the FDA from receiving recommendations from an advisory committee that the cigarette makers claim have conflicts of interest.

2011-02-25 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The Lorillard and R.J. Reynolds tobacco companies today sued the U.S.

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