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FDA plans to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

New plans by US regulatory body aim to tackle ‘devastating addiction crisis’ and reduce deaths from tobacco and tobacco-related disease

Nicotine levels in cigarettes could be reduced to non-addictive levels, according to new plans set out by the US regulatory body.

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced a roadmap to reduce deaths from tobacco, and tobacco-related disease. According to the body, more than 480,000 deaths in the US are caused by tobacco every year.

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