Sunday, February 27

Menthol Cigarettes may soon be a thing of the past?

Menthol cigs may disappear like the chocolate flavored smokes of days gone by.

A law passed in 2009 may spell the end of the Menthol cigarette to the dismay and anger of the tobacco manufacturing and marketing world.

The FDA is currently being sued over this possible ban on menthol flavored cigarettes.

Menthol sales account for approximately 1/4 of the overall cigarette sales in the US.

A 12-member federal advisory panel, which is in charge of overseeing the implementation of the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, is scheduled to makes recommendations on menthol cigarettes by March 23, 2011. The committee includes three non-voting members representing the tobacco industry.

Read the The 2009 Report on Menthol Cigarettes: World Market Segmentation by City here.

Like what you found here? Help Spread 1461!

Share this post with your friends and followers on Twitter and FaceBook!

Join the conversation and post your thoughts!


1461 is currently read in over 55 country's and counting!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Welcome to the 1461. Join the conversation.
If this is your first visit - read the Comment Guidelines
Remember you have a Constitutionally protected right to anonymous political free speech, not a free pass to be an ass.