Menthol Cigarettes May Alter Body's Response To...

Jul 24, 2013 Full story: RedOrbit 22

The US Food and Drug Administration released a research review on menthol cigarettes today that many observers say is a precursor to further restrictions or bans on the mint-flavored tobacco product.

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The Drake

Tempe, AZ

#1 Jul 24, 2013
"Some research has suggested that African Americans have a genetic predilection for mentholated cigarettes over regular tobacco"

Why is that?????
nubi1

United States

#2 Jul 24, 2013
The Drake wrote:
"Some research has suggested that African Americans have a genetic predilection for mentholated cigarettes over regular tobacco"
Why is that?????
Im black, and i LOVE Menthol flavored cigs! Nothing gives me a better high than a good minty nicotine rush! God, you made me wanna smoke now. I need a couple pks tomorrow, like as soon as my pay check hits the account dude.

Im itching!

“I'm a proud grandma”

Level 7

Since: Feb 12

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#3 Jul 24, 2013
I am so glad I stopped smoking over 20 years ago. Now I don't have to worry about dayum cancer sticks and whether it's menthol or non-menthol.
Satan

Rowlett, TX

#4 Jul 25, 2013
Geee....Im shocked they didn't make Fried Chicken flavored cigs.

“Shed so many tears”

Level 7

Since: Jan 08

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#5 Jul 25, 2013
Newports are loaded with it. And more blacks smoke newports than any other cig.
Third Coast

Houston, TX

#6 Jul 25, 2013
Ms Mack wrote:
I am so glad I stopped smoking over 20 years ago. Now I don't have to worry about dayum cancer sticks and whether it's menthol or non-menthol.
Was it difficult to give up those Newports or did you have help?

Level 9

Since: Jan 08

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#7 Jul 25, 2013
cigs should be $12 or more a pack.

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Since: Oct 12

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#9 Jul 25, 2013
Third Coast wrote:
<quoted text> Was it difficult to give up those Newports or did you have help?
I smoked two packs of KOOL 100's for 38 years, and it was hell to quit....took three years in all, and the nicotine patches that Targets sells were a huge help....
quite white

United States

#10 Jul 25, 2013
Won't tjat be racist? Can't obammy sign an executive order to subsidize menthol cigarettes for low income blacks?
quite white

United States

#11 Jul 25, 2013
trayvun smoked blunts

“Freedom”

Level 8

Since: Jan 10

United States

#12 Jul 25, 2013
Cigarettes STINK. Enough for me NOT too smoke 'em.
Richard Blaine

Linden, NC

#13 Jul 25, 2013
----___SELORNAPADEN wrote:
DIRTY WHITECUNT
LOW INCOME
WHITE
RACIST
REDNEX
Snip most of the BS

So what are you trying to do? Get somebody to go 'no limit ni 66 a' on the "rednecks" so the "rednecks" can be justified in 'Trayvonning' em? It sounds like a rednecks wet dream to me but by all means, carry on.
Anti-Fascism

United States

#14 Jul 25, 2013
nubi1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Im black, and i LOVE Menthol flavored cigs! Nothing gives me a better high than a good minty nicotine rush! God, you made me wanna smoke now. I need a couple pks tomorrow, like as soon as my pay check hits the account dude.
Im itching!
You'll be sorry one day when/if you get cancer. You'll see it was not all worth it at all; but since you're feeling "ok" for now, it's not in your mind.

You need to imagine the pain and suffering you'll go through if/when you do get cancer; what suffering your loved ones will go through if it happens.

Think a bit; imagine.

Please look for some other way to have a good time. Go hiking in the mountains or go fishing; go paintball shooting with friends or something that keeps physically and mentally active.

Start eating organic food and drinking filtered water; take organic wholefood supplements; get some sun.

Get off those poison cancer-sticks, please. These criminals are playing you like a pawn.

I'm getting nothing by telling you this; I only say it because I care for you and all those who do this to themselves.

The criminals poisoning you have a motive to make money off of this sick addiction; then when you get sick from it, their other criminal buddies in the "medical" industry will make money off of you over there.

Stop being a slave; get a backbone and quit!

Since: Sep 12

Elizabethtown, KY

#15 Jul 26, 2013
JustdroppedIN wrote:
Newports are loaded with it. And more blacks smoke newports than any other cig.
Good

Since: Sep 12

Elizabethtown, KY

#16 Jul 26, 2013
itsmejd wrote:
cigs should be $12 or more a pack.
And it's because of idiots like you that our country is broke!

Since: Sep 12

Elizabethtown, KY

#17 Jul 26, 2013
quite white wrote:
Won't tjat be racist? Can't obammy sign an executive order to subsidize menthol cigarettes for low income blacks?
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Samantha

United States

#18 Jul 26, 2013
itsmejd wrote:
cigs should be $12 or more a pack.
What's your habit you. Got 1 I'm sure
nubi1

United States

#19 Jul 27, 2013
Anti-Fascism

I really do appreciate your deep concern for my health. Although once you start a habit such as this, it's mighty hard to just stop. Im doing what i can do, taking it one step at a time. Finishing my last packs, and then moving on to vapor e-cigs. Then hopefully, by the end of this year quit.

Smoked for 5 yrs. 24 years old.

“My hand is over my crotch.”

Level 8

Since: Jan 10

It's time to put it to use

#20 Jul 27, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>I smoked two packs of KOOL 100's for 38 years, and it was hell to quit....took three years in all, and the nicotine patches that Targets sells were a huge help....
All this time, I thought you were younger. 38 yrs is over 15 ys than my age.
DUH I SMOKE

Winnipeg, Canada

#21 Jul 27, 2013
nubi1 wrote:
Anti-Fascism
I really do appreciate your deep concern for my health. Although once you start a habit such as this, it's mighty hard to just stop. Im doing what i can do, taking it one step at a time. Finishing my last packs, and then moving on to vapor e-cigs. Then hopefully, by the end of this year quit.
Smoked for 5 yrs. 24 years old.
Best decision you've ever made, worst was starting.

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