Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Article in today's Washington Post -- U.S. Report: More Nicotine in Cigarettes, by Steve LeBlanc:
The level of nicotine that smokers typically consume per cigarette has risen
about 10 percent in the past six years, making it harder to quit and easier to get
hooked, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Massachusetts Department
The study shows a steady climb in the amount of nicotine delivered to the lungs of
smokers regardless of brand, with overall nicotine yields increasing by about 10 percent.