Washington Post: Biden administration prepares to ban menthol cigarettes


It is stated that the Joe Biden administration in the USA will announce its plan to ban mentholated cigarettes in the country this week.

An official who spoke to the Washington Post and did not want to be named, noted that the Biden administration will heed a call made by anti-tobacco products and human rights defenders for a long time.

Stating that the Biden administration is preparing to ban the types of menthol and flavored cigarettes and that the plan may be announced this week, the official noted that such cigarettes harm African Americans the most.

He added that Biden’s proposed ban could take years to take effect, but even this step would be welcomed by anti-smoking communities.


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