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Teen Use Of Menthol Cigarettes On the Rise

Written By: Walter Hoerman MD - Mar• 18•11

It is a lifelong tragedy when a teenager gets addicted to cigarettes. Some data show it only takes three cigarettes a week to get a teen addicted.

“The use of menthol cigarettes is rising among adolescents and is “very high” among minority youth, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said in partial draft report released Monday.

The Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee could make a recommendation about whether menthol flavoring should be banned. The panel’s report is due next week. ”

Teen Use Of Menthol Cigarettes On the Rise

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