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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Cigarettes pack more nicotine - The Boston Globe: "State study finds a 10 percent rise over six years
By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff August 30, 2006
Even as measures to discourage smoking grew more stringent in recent years, a new report indicates that the nicotine content of cigarettes rose, making it tougher for smokers to quit.
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Sign up for: Globe Headlines e-mail Breaking News Alerts From 1998 to 2004, the amount of nicotine that could be inhaled from cigarettes increased an average of 10 percent, the study by the state Department of Public Health found. Nicotine is the chemical that causes cigarettes to be addictive, and the study, released yesterday, found higher levels in all classes of cigarettes, including those branded ``light.'"

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