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TOBACCO COMPANIES CAN TELL THE TRUTH, BUT ONLY WHEN FORCED (PART 4)

A U.S. district court has ordered tobacco companies to issue and to pay for “corrective statements” in order to rectify decades of lying and manipulation.

Here is what you can expect on the Manipulation of Cigarette Design and Composition to Ensure Optimum Nicotine Delivery:

A Federal Court has ruled that the Defendant tobacco companies deliberately deceived the American public about designing cigarettes to enhance the delivery of nicotine and has ordered those companies to make this statement. Here is the truth:

  • Defendant tobacco companies intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive.
  • Cigarette companies control the impact and delivery of nicotine in many ways, including designing filters and selecting cigarette paper to maximize the ingestion of nicotine, adding ammonia to make the cigarette taste less harsh, and controlling the physical and chemical make-up of the tobacco blend.
  • When you smoke, the nicotine actually changes your brain – that’s why quitting is so hard.

Stay tuned for Part 5 of our blog series “Tobacco Companies Can Tell the Truth, But Only When Forced” when we coverAdverse Health Effects of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and check out Part 1:  Adverse Health Effects of Smoking Part 2:Addictiveness of Smoking and Nicotine & Part 3: Lack of Significant Health Benefits from Smoking “Low Tar,”  “Light,”  “Ultra-Light,”  “Mild,” and “Natural” Cigarettes>

 

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