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Eliminating the nicotine in cigarettes
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    Wrong-minded approach

    We have, as addiction scientists, as a goal, the desire to minimize addictive behaviors and thereby reduce negative outcomes and consequences. The AMA has this admirable goal in mind but their stated approach is not likely to get them there. Reducing nicotine in cigarettes has already been plainly demonstrated to increase tar and CO levels in smokers. We need to accept this and move in the correct direction, understanding...

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