Study Finds Menthol Ban Failed to Reduce Youth Smoking In Canada

In Politics by Michael Rae

A new study examining menthol cigarette bans in Canadian provinces shows prohibition failed to achieve its central objective; reducing youth smoking.
According to the study published in February by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), “Survey data confirm that provincial menthol bans significantly increased non-menthol cigarette smoking among youths, resulting in no overall