Ad campaign targets menthol, e-cigarettes | Mayor Rahm Emanuel backs ordinance

Dr. Bechara Choucair of Chicago?s Dept. of Public Health talks to ABC7 Eyewitness News about two new city ordinances.
November 25, 2013 5:35:52 AM PST
A new ad campaign aims to stop teens from smoking menthol and e-cigarettes.

Health experts say the minty flavor of menthol covers the taste of tobacco.

Two Chicago alderman, with the support of Mayor Emanuel are calling for an ordinance banning the sale of flavored cigarettes, like menthol amd e-cigarettes, to minors.

The City Council will review the proposals this week.