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FDA Moves to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes

Nurse Talking with Senior Patient Provider

A new federal goal proposed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now includes reducing the level of nicotine in standard cigarettes. The overall goal behind the move is to make cigarettes less addictive. Details on the FDA’s plans are spelled out in an editorial published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more about at the NBC news website.