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A Safer Cigarette?

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A Safer Cigarette?

A Safer Cigarette?

A Safer Cigarette?

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: TBA R.J. Reynolds is calling it a "safer" cigarette, but anti-smoking activists say it's no such thing. The product in question is the Eclipse, a new device being test-marketed around the country. It doesn't burn like a cigarette, but you do inhale tobacco-flavored vapors when you use it, and you also get a hit of nicotine. Should the government regulate the eclipse differently than traditional cigarettes? Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at the so-called 'safer' cigarette— is it an advance for health, or just another marketing ploy for tobacco? That's the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.