Proposal to Rescind FTC Approval of the Current Cigarette Test Method #536798-00022

Submission Number:
536798-00022
Commenter:
Robert Shipley
Organization:
Duke University and QuitSmart, Inc.
State:
NC
Initiative Name:
Proposal to Rescind FTC Approval of the Current Cigarette Test Method

The FTC should not rescind its guidance that permits statements about tar and nicotine yields when such statements are based on a single test method -- the Cambridge Filter Method.This information is useful in two treatments that help smokers quit: Nicotine Fading or Brand Switching, and Pre-Quit Use of the Nicotine patch paired with the smoking for 2 weeks of an ultra-low nicotine brand of cigarettes (