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New findings on smoking reduction and smoking compensation

Heavy smokers who cut down on cigarettes take in more toxins than light smokers, even when the number of cigarettes smoked per day is identical.

The finding comes from the University of Minnesota Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center (TTURC). TTURC researchers measured the levels of a specific tobacco carcinogen called NNAL in smokers who were part of smoking reduction programs. As TTURC design and study analysis director, SPH professor Chap Le served as the study’s lead biostatistician.

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