FDA — Menthol Cigarette Background Paper: Interim Response, May 1, 2012

03/01/2012

May 1, 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

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 July 3, 2012

Sincerely,

/s/

Len Weinstein, Ombudsman
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Tobacco Products
9200 Corporate Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850-3229

Last Revised:  06/05/12