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Sorry, menthol lovers, but your favourite brand of cigarettes may be hard to find in Canada by the end of the year.

An amendment to the Tobacco Act was finalized on Wednesday, which will be see a ban to menthol-flavoured cigarettes implemented across Canada over the next six months.

This follows multiple amendments made since 2009 that banned certain flavour additives in cigarettes, blunt wraps, cigars, and cigarillos, to make them less popular with youth.

A release from the federal government stated menthol flavouring makes tobacco smoke easier to inhale, and increases the ….

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