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The Nation

June 19, 1987

Cigarette substitutes that supply nicotine without smoke produce biological effects similar to chewing gum with nicotine, and may prove more palatable as an aid to kicking the habit, British researchers said. The findings of scientists at New Cross Hospital in London, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., come four months after the Food and Drug Administration prohibited sale of smokeless cigarettes, saying they must first receive official approval.

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