Free nicotine content and strategic marketing of moist snuff tobacco products in the United States: 2000-2006.

@article{Alpert2008FreeNC,
  title={Free nicotine content and strategic marketing of moist snuff tobacco products in the United States: 2000-2006.},
  author={Hillel R Alpert and Hiromi Koh and Gregory N. Connolly},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={332-8}
}
BACKGROUND From 2000 to 2006, moist snuff sales have increased and now account for 71% of the smokeless tobacco market. Previous research has shown that major manufacturers of smokeless tobacco products manipulated free nicotine, the form most readily absorbed, to promote tolerance and addiction. AIM This study examines the possibility that company-specific and brand-specific strategies of the major moist snuff manufacturers involve controlling free nicotine content and ease of dosing with… CONTINUE READING

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