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FDA — Menthol Cigarette Background Paper: Interim Response, June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012

Mr. Ronald S. Milstein
Senior Vice President Legal and External Affairs General Counsel and Secretary
Lorillard, Inc.
714 Green Valley Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27408

Re: Information Quality Appeal

Dear Mr. Milstein:

Your January 4, 2012 appeal and request for reconsideration ofthe Center for Tobacco Products' December 2, 2011 response to your Data Quality Act request for correction is under review. FDA now estimates that a response to this appeal and request for reconsideration will be sent to you by August 31,2012.



Les Weinstein, Ombudsman,
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Tobacco Ptroducts
9200 Corporate boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3229

Last Revised:  07/05/12