In the 1920s tobacco companies began to add menthol to cigarettes for the first time.
Then a large number of new Menthol cigarette brands appeared, including American Spirits Menthol, Camel Menthol, Marlboro Menthol, Misty, Newport. English brands of menthol cigarettes included JPS, Lambert & Butler, Richmond and Sterling.
Tens of millions of smokers around the world confirm that they like the taste of menthol cigarettes more, because it can reduce the unpleasant feelings from nicotine.
HOWEVER, HOW DOES MENTHOL AFFECT HUMAN HEALTH?
Despite all other risk factors, there is no evidence that menthol cigarettes cause a healthy smoking person more harm than ordinary cigarettes.