Global Tobacco Control Updates

WHO experts group recommends banning menthol in tobacco products
25 Jul 2016
Research Alert |

Menthol is a widely used flavoring additive in cigarettes and other tobacco products. It is characterized by a minty flavor and cooling effect that reduces the irritation a smoker feels when smoking. An Advisory Note prepared by the World Health Organization…
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Study shows flavor capsules are misleading and increase tobacco product appeal
20 May 2015
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Over the last few years, the tobacco industry has introduced flavor capsule cigarettes into many markets, and industry reports emphasize their importance for growing market share. A recent study published in the journal Tobacco Control examined adult…
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additives