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Biden Administration Delays Planned Menthol Cigarette Ban

The menthol delay almost certainly means that a proposed ban on flavored cigarettes is also indefinitely delayed.

FDA Sued Over Menthol Cigarette Ban Delay

FDA is once again getting sued for not banning tobacco products quickly enough. Of note, technically, this lawsuit only applies to the menthol cigarette ban and not the flavored cigar ban.

21 Attorneys General Call for Biden to Approve Flavored Cigar & Menthol Cigarette Bans

Attorneys general from 18 states, two U.S. territories and the District of Columbia have sent the Biden administration a letter urging the White House to quickly act on banning the sales of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.

White House Delays FDA’s Flavored Cigar, Menthol Cigarette Bans Until 2024

The new timeline suggest the final rules could be announced in March 2024, but it’s unclear whether that will happen.

Biden White House Announces New Anti-Tobacco Measures as Part of Cancer Moonshot Program

While there are no major policy changes, these announcement serve as a reminder that the Biden White House supports FDA’s plans to ban the sales of flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes.

Biden Administration Opposes Preventing FDA From Banning Flavored Cigars, Menthol Cigarettes

The White House says Joe Biden would veto a proposal from House Republicans that would prevent FDA from banning flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes.

Graded: Ten Questions for 2021

As many do this time of year, it is time to once again look back upon the year coming to a close. But in this…

Biden Nominates Robert Califf as Next FDA Commissioner

Confirming speculation that began to surface in mid-October, today President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Califf to be the new commissioner of the U.S. Food &…

$96 Billion Tobacco Tax Hike Removed from Build Back Better Act Draft

The most recent version of the $1.75 trillion reconciliation bill, known as the Build Back Better Act, does not include an increase on taxes for…