Fifty years' experience of reduced-tar cigarettes: what do we know about their health effects?

@article{Kabat2003FiftyYE,
  title={Fifty years' experience of reduced-tar cigarettes: what do we know about their health effects?},
  author={Geoffrey C Kabat},
  journal={Inhalation toxicology},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          1059-102
        }
}
Since the 1950s, cigarettes sold in the United States have undergone a progressive modification, including the addition of filters and a reduction in the average machine-measured tar and nicotine yield per cigarette by over 60%. These, and other, temporal changes in manufactured cigarettes, coupled with the complexity of smoking behavior, make it difficult to assess the impact of the newer cigarettes on health. Recently, some researchers have suggested that the newer products, marketed as being… CONTINUE READING

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