Trends in sales weighted tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide yields of UK cigarettes.

@article{Jarvis2001TrendsIS,
  title={Trends in sales weighted tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide yields of UK cigarettes.},
  author={Martin J. Jarvis},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 12},
  pages={960-3}
}
BACKGROUND Reducing tar yields of manufactured cigarettes has been an important plank of government policy on tobacco, but sale weighted yields are not routinely published. METHODS Tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide yields measured by the Laboratory of the Government Chemist were combined with cigarette brand market shares from national surveys of smoking behaviour to generate sales weighted yield estimates for the period 1972-99. RESULTS Sales weighted mean tar yields have declined… CONTINUE READING

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