Mar 20

FDA Moves Ahead With Plan to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

Last week, the FDA took a historic first step toward regulating nicotine in cigarettes. Scott Gottlieb, the FDA commissioner, announced the beginning of this regulatory effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes, making them less addictive.

Released with the announcement was a new FDA-funded study, which found that lowering nicotine levels in cigarettes could reduce the adult smoking rate from 15 percent to 1.4 percent.

The FDA would be the first regulatory agency in the world to seriously propose reducing nicotine in cigarettes.

Read the full article in the Washington Post.

Block Nicotine, Quit Gradually

This strategy of tapering nicotine levels is one that NicoBloc uses already to help smokers quit. Through drops applied directly to cigarette filters, NicoBloc gradually scales back your nicotine intake, while also blocking harmful tar.

This natural way to stop smoking has had a success rate of over 50% in its 6-week programs.

Read more about how NicoBloc works.