Walgreens hid risk of menthol in cigarettes, shopper says

By Lauren Berg (May 5, 2022, 6:44 p.m. EDT) — Walgreen Co. makes Marlboro menthol cigarettes look like all other cigarettes and fails to warn consumers that menthol makes them “much more dangerous and addictive”. than other tobacco products, according to a proposed class action lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Florida.

Adding menthol to tobacco products conceals unpleasant flavors and increases their appeal, fueling addiction among children and young adults, but Walgreens provides no warning about the increased health risks of menthol cigarettes, the complaint says. filed by Fernanda Price.

Tobacco products containing menthol may also be harder to quit because they can improve…

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