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Determination of Nicotine, pH, and Moisture Content of Six U.S. Commercial Moist Snuff Products—Florida, January–February 1999

May 21, 1999 / Vol. 48 / No. 19


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The Friday, May 21, 1999, issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) contains a study titled, "Determination of Nicotine, pH, and Moisture Content of Six U.S. Commercial Moist Snuff Products—Florida, January-February 1999." A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis of moist snuff products found substantial differences in pH and unprotonated (free) nicotine levels in six best-selling brands of smokeless tobacco.

 
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