A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel Friday said that "removal of menthol cigarettes from the marketplace would benefit public health in the United States."Despite the panel's finding that menthol cigarettes are no more harmful than ordinary cigarettes, they arrived at their recommendation for a review and possibly a prohibition.
The panel's assessment is, in effect, a recommendation that the FDA consider banning menthol, the flavoring used in about 30% of cigarettes smoked in the U.S.
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