Nicotine and carbon monoxide intake from high- and low-yield cigarettes.

@article{Benowitz1984NicotineAC,
  title={Nicotine and carbon monoxide intake from high- and low-yield cigarettes.},
  author={Neal L. Benowitz and Peyton Jacob},
  journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={1984},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={265-70}
}
We measured daily nicotine intake in 11 habitual smokers who smoked their usual brand or commercial high-yield (Federal Trade Commission [FTC] yield 1.2 mg nicotine, 16 mg tar) or low-yield (0.4 mg nicotine, 5 mg tar) cigarettes. Daily nicotine intake was measured from metabolic clearance data in conjunction with blood and urinary concentrations of nicotine during 24-hr smoking periods. On the average, subjects consumed 35 mg nicotine while smoking their usual cigarettes and 26 mg while smoking… CONTINUE READING