JAMA Network Open
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About The Study: This survey study of more than 7,000 smokers ages 16 to 19 found that the menthol cigarette ban in England was associated with a substantial decrease in the proportion who smoke menthol cigarettes, while the rate remained stable among youth in Canada and the United States.
Authors: Katherine A. East, Ph.D., of King’s College London, is the corresponding author.
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