Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012.

@article{OConnor2015ToxicMA,
  title={Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012.},
  author={Richard J O'Connor and Liane M. Schneller and Rosalie V. Caruso and William Edryd Stephens and Qiang Li and Jinmeng Yuan and Geoffrey T. Fong},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          iv55-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Metals of primary health concern can accumulate in the tobacco plant and contribute to smokers' exposures to carcinogens, a significant cause of the millions of smoking-related deaths in China each year. These exposures are due to the smoker's addiction to nicotine. OBJECTIVE This study sought to explore toxic heavy metal and nicotine concentrations in the tobacco of Chinese cigarette brands purchased in 2009 and 2012, as well as its regional variation. METHODS Cigarette packs… CONTINUE READING
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 5 times. VIEW TWEETS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references