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Potential Impact of Menthol Ban in Cigarettes and E-cigarettes


Addictive Behaviors | Tobacco Addiction

What is the purpose of this trial?

Menthol cigarette use remains a major public health problem and the FDA has proposed to ban menthol in cigarettes. However, additional evidence is needed to understand whether menthol flavor in e-cigarettes is important for harm reduction among menthol cigarette smokers in the context of a menthol cigarette ban. The primary aim of this project is to understand how the availability of menthol vs tobacco flavor e-cigarettes influences switching and reduces smoking behavior among adults who currently smoke menthol cigarettes to understand the potential effects in the context of a ban of menthol cigarettes.

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    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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