In Support of the Menthol BAN

Add Your Comment In Support of Menthol to the FDA Docket
FDA Docket
(click here)

Organization Links
Public Health Law Center


Research Articles

Menthol Cigarettes: Moving Toward a Broader Definition of Harm

Menthol Should Not Be Given a Free Pass Based on Studies of Biomarkers of Toxicity


MentholPotentialEffectsOnNicotineDependence- ATobaccoIndustryPerspective_Yerger_2011

Taking It To The Streets-Responses of African American young adults to internal tobacco industry documents_2005


African Americanization of Menthol Cigarettes

African American leadership groups: smoking with the enemy


On May 26, 2011, the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council held the webinar, The ABC’s of the FDAto educate the community on the effects of mentholated tobacco on the African American Community and how the FDA has an opportunity to ban menthol in cigarettes. The following are the PowerPoint presentations from Carol McGruder, Valerie Yerger and Phil Gardiner.

The ABC’s of the FDA, Carol McGruder

Who’s Still Smoking with the Enemy, Valerie Yerger, N.D.

Mentholated Cigarettes, African Americans, the FDA and the Fight Back, Phillip Gardiner, Dr. Ph
Content copyright 2014. African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council. All rights reserved.