Can you still buy menthol cigarettes in the UK?

On Wednesday the 20th of May 2020, it became illegal to buy menthol cigarettes in the UK. First developed in 19241, menthol cigarettes have long been a feature of the cigarette market. However, this long history looks set to come to an end, as the ban on menthol cigarettes closes the final chapter.

Why have UK stopped selling menthol cigarettes?

The ban comes as part of an effort to deter young people from smoking. Menthol cigarettes have been banned in the UK, with strict new legislation coming into force. The ban comes as part of an effort to prevent young people from smoking and reduce the number of people taking up the habit.

Will menthol cigarettes be banned in 2021?

The FDA first announced its intention to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars in April 2021. Advocates have framed the menthol ban as an equity issue, but opponents have raised concerns about discrimination against Black smokers and potential excuses for heavier policing.

What menthol cigarettes are available in the UK?

Rizla Menthol Chill Flavour Infusion Card. 39p.

  • Benson & Hedges Green Superkings x20. £10.40.
  • Sterling Green Superkings x20.
  • Sterling Dual Cigarettes x20.
  • Pall Mall Blue Flow Superkings Cigarettes x20.
  • Pall Mall Red Flow Superkings Cigarettes x20.
  • Players JPS Green Filter Superkings 20.
  • Richmond Green Filter Superkings 20.
  • Are sterling dual new menthol?

    Sterling New Dual King Size Cigarettes, manufactured by JTI (Japan Tobacco International) are part of the NEW non-menthol alternative cigarettes range.

    Why are menthol cigarettes worse?

    Because menthol flavoring masks the harsh taste of cigarette smoke, menthol smokers engage in more intense smoking behaviors than smokers of regular cigarettes. As a result, they suffer greater damage to their health.

    Can you still buy menthol cigarettes in Spain?

    THE sale of menthol cigarettes has been banned throughout Spain from today. The ban is part of the EU Tobacco Product Directive laws which was introduced in May 2014 and became applicable to European countries in May 2016. Shops that are found selling the banned flavour can face a fine of up to €10,000.

    Can I get menthol cigarettes?

    Menthol cigarettes are now banned in the UK, as strict new legislation comes into force. Over the last decades there have been a number of significant changes made to smoking laws in the UK.

    Are Benson and Hedges green menthol?

    Description. Benson & Hedges New Green Superking is the replacement for B&H Green. Under the new laws brought in March 2020 we are unable to sell Menthol cigarettes. This cigarette is a new blend and does not contain any menthol.

    What cigarettes have replaced menthol?

    Menthol Cigarettes Alternative

    • Bull Brand.
    • Energy.
    • Freeze.
    • IVG.
    • Logic Compact.
    • Rizla.
    • Vaporlinq.

    What are the mildest cigarettes UK?

    Let’s take a look.

    • West White. Tar 2 mg. Advertisement.
    • Glamour Super Slims Amber. Tar 1 mg. Nicotine 0.2 mg.
    • Davidoff One, Davidoff one Slims. Tar 1 mg.
    • Virginia Slims Superslims. Tar 1 mg.
    • Winston Xsence white Mini. Imperial tobacco.
    • Pall Mall Super Slims Silver. Tar 1 mg.
    • Camel One. Tar 1 mg.
    • Marlboro Filter Plus One. Tar 1 mg.