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Tobacco Standards

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Tobacco Standards

Tobacco Standards

Tobacco Standards

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Adam Hochberg reports the FTC wants tobacco companies to change the way they measure nicotine and tar content in their products. The current method uses as a standard, tar and nicotine levels inhaled by a smoker who takes one puff per minute. The FTC thinks this is misleading.