BAT CEO says supports FDA on youth vaping, challenges idea there is basis for menthol ban

FILE PHOTO: People walk past the British American Tobacco offices in London, Britain October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – British American Tobacco does not believe there is scientific evidence to support potential U.S. restrictions on menthol cigarettes and believes such restrictions would have no impact on smoking rates, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday. The U.S. FDA said in 2017 it would consider possibly banning menthol flavouring in tobacco products […]

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