Cigarette ignition propensity, smoking behavior, and toxicant exposure: A natural experiment in Canada

  title={Cigarette ignition propensity, smoking behavior, and toxicant exposure: A natural experiment in Canada},
  author={Kristie M. June and David M. Hammond and Andreas Sj{\"o}din and Zheng Li and Lovisa C Romanoff and Richard J O'Connor},
  booktitle={Tobacco induced diseases},
BACKGROUND This study used a 'pre-post' research design to measure the impact of the Canadian reduced ignition propensity law on cigarette toxicity and smoking behavior among Canadian smokers. METHOD The study was conducted in Ontario, Canada over a ten-month period in 2005-2006, consisting of 4 laboratory visits (baseline N = 61, final N = 42). At Visit 1, questionnaire data and biospecimens were collected. During the following 24 hours, participants smoked 5 cigarettes ad libitum through a… CONTINUE READING
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