Comparison of serum cotinine concentration within and across smokers of menthol and nonmenthol cigarette brands among non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white U.S. adult smokers, 2001-2006.

@article{Caraballo2011ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of serum cotinine concentration within and across smokers of menthol and nonmenthol cigarette brands among non-Hispanic black and non-Hispanic white U.S. adult smokers, 2001-2006.},
  author={Ralph S. Caraballo and David B. Holiday and Steven D. Stellman and Paul D. Mowery and Gary A. Giovino and Joshua E. Muscat and Michael P. Eriksen and J. Thomas Bernert and Patricia A. Richter and Lynn T. Kozlowski},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={1329-40}
}
BACKGROUND The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is examining options for regulating menthol content in cigarettes. There are many pharmacologic properties of menthol that may facilitate exposure to tobacco smoke, and it has been suggested that the preference for menthol cigarettes in black smokers accounts for their higher cotinine levels. OBJECTIVE To assess cigarettes smoked per day-adjusted cotinine levels in relation to smoking a menthol or nonmenthol cigarette brand among non-Hispanic… CONTINUE READING
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