NCI Report Supports the Data Quality Petition Filed By the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness on Menthol Cigarettes

Mar 24, 2011, 05:58 ET from Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Med Page Today   reports that: "Menthol cigarettes are no harder to quit than nonmenthol cigarettes...The findings stand in sharp contrast to the FDA advisory committee report released last week that called menthol cigarettes a public health threat......The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute....."

The NCI study provides additional evidence which compels the FDA to react favorably to the CRE Data Quality Petition on menthol cigarettes. See

SOURCE Center for Regulatory Effectiveness