Study Finds Higher Levels Of Nicotine In Cigarettes

NPR has an interesting report on The Harvard School of Public Health’s findings that nicotine levels in cigarettes are rising, despite tobacco companies’ promise not to work to increase the levels of the addictive substance in their products.

Nicotine in smoke has risen 11% over a 7 year period, sparking speculation that the tobacco companies are still trying to increase the addictiveness of cigarettes. —MEGHANN MARCO

Study Finds Higher Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes [NPR]