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Global war on smoking heats up

By Bloomberg | Aug 10th 2017 | 1 min read
By Bloomberg | August 10th 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration’s proposal to strip cigarettes of their addictive properties has opened a new front in the international campaign to reduce smoking, with health authorities in at least four other countries studying the idea.

After FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb suggested drastic cuts in nicotine levels, New Zealand, Canada, Finland and UK have warmed to the idea.

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