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Physician Says FDA Menthol Ban Will Have Major Public Health Impacts in Indiana

April 29, 2022

The FDA is slated to ban menthol in cigarettes. A new study projects over 1 million Americans will quit smoking as a result. A majority will be Black. In this week’s episode I speak Dr. Cynthia Meneghini, physician and smoking cessation specialist at Community Health Network. She tells me about the major public health impact the menthol ban could have considering smoking is a major risk factor for almost every chronic illness in Black Americans.