Reviews the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) protocol for determining tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide yields of cigarettes and provides contextual research on smokers’ attitudes toward low-yield cigarettes, smokers’ tendency toward compensatory smoking behaviors, and consumer protections.
National Cancer Institute. The FTC Cigarette Test Method for Determining Tar, Nicotine, and Carbon Monoxide Yields of U.S. Cigarettes. Report of the NCI Expert Committee. Tobacco Control Monograph No. 7. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 96-4028, August 1996.
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