Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Menthol restrictions may hike cigarette costs, reduce health disparities

Newswise imageRestricting the sale of menthol cigarettes to tobacco specialty shops may reduce the number of retailers and increase the cost of smoking, according to new research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis."Targeting the tobacco retail environment is rapidly emerging as the next frontier in tobacco control," said Todd Combs, research assistant professor at the Brown School and lead author of the study "Modelling the Impact of Menthol Sales Restrictions and Retailer Density Reduction Policies: Insights From Tobacco Town Minnesota," published Aug.