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The United States’ FDA is set to eventually enact a new rule requiring all cigarettes sold in the country to have “minimally or non-addictive” nicotine levels. more

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Caroline Bronckers

Conventional wisdom says nicotine is highly addictive and thus has harmful effects on our health. There have also been numerous studies and research that have reached the opposite conclusion – that nicotine, in fact, has beneficial qualities. more

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A Dutch lawyer and lung cancer patient are planning to take tobacco companies to court for for producing cigarettes designed to turn people into addicts as quickly as possible. more

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The furor that critics, public health advocates, and, in turn, governments and international organizations have long leashed upon the public is that nicotine is an addictive substance that has dangerous effects on our health. But is all that really, more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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