STAT+: The FDA will this week decide whether to ban menthol cigarettes — but most likely, the fight is just getting started 

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will decide this week whether to ban menthol cigarettes — a seeming end to a decadeslong, five-way brawl between cigarette makers, public health advocates, regulators, lawmakers, and federal judges.

But in reality, no one is done throwing punches: Regardless of what the FDA decides, the fight will only intensify in the coming months.

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