TITLE

Tobacco Harm Reduction

AUTHOR(S)
Rodu, Brad
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;2/12/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the tobacco harm reduction campaign by the public health activist in the U.S. Tobacco harm reduction advocates cite scientific proof that smokeless products are safer alternatives for smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit nicotine and tobacco altogether. Smokeless products are poised to replace cigarettes for many Americans because they are safer, they pointed.
ACCESSION #
24283980

 

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