The amount of nicotine in most cigarettes rose an average of almost 10 percent from 1998 to 2004, with brands most popular with young people and minorities registering the biggest increases and highest nicotine content, according to a new study. Nicotine is highly addictive, and while no one has studied the effect of the increases on smokers, the higher levels theoretically could make new smokers more easily addicted and make it harder for established smokers to quit.
Isn't it heresy to publicize things like that in North Carolina?
LOL! Hey, even here smoking is on the defense and retreating...
ugh, i't's an addiction i struggle with. the patch, the gum....they all work, it's me who doesn't.
now if we had a cigarette in canada like american spirit in the states (no additives and there's also an organic blend), quitting would be a lot easier. but american sprit will no longer export to canada as we have warning pictures that take up half the space of the package. there's a variety of pics, from black lungs to hearts with gunk on them....but everyone's fave is the half0burnt ciggy with the ash still on it but curved. the warning that accompanies this is 'warning, cigarrettes may cause impotence'.
some american guys i met while in the states last year loved the pack so much they begged it off me as were going to frame it.
the interesting thing about american spirit not exporting because of the pics and warning is that they were bought out by a canadian tobacco giant a few years ago.