Health Minute: Civil rights, medical groups sue FDA over delay in ban on menthol

by 24USATVApril 4, 2024, 12:50 p.m. 21
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A coalition of civil rights and medical organizations said Tuesday that they are suing the US Food and Drug Administration because it has missed its own deadline to take action to ban menthol cigarettes. “This is profits over people, and we are just really asking on behalf of the national associations that people are put first,” Dr. Yolanda Lawson, president of the National Medical Association, the nation’s oldest group representing Black physicians, said at a news conference Tuesday. Subscribe to WRAL: https://youtube.com/c/wral5 News Tips: Online - https://www.wral.com/report-it/ Email - [email protected] Follow WRAL: Facebook: https://facebook.com/WRALTV X: https://twitter.com/WRAL IG: https://instagram.com/wral About WRAL-TV: WRAL is your Raleigh, North Carolina news source. Check out our videos for the latest news in Raleigh, local sports, Raleigh weather, and more at https://WRAL.com #nationalnews #health #fda

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