ABC Action News reports a FDA ban on menthol cigarettes could be announced as soon as next week. But (or butt) they say the ban could take years to implement.
Other countries like Canada have already done this. They say menthol cigarettes reduce the harshness of smoking, which can make it easier for kids and new smokers to get hooked. It also makes reportedly them more addictive. 19 million are estimated to be menthol smokers.