The marketing of dissolvable tobacco: social science and public policy research needs.


Journal Article

The latest generation of smokeless tobacco products encompasses a wide range of offerings, including what is commonly referred to as dissolvable tobacco. Designed to deliver nicotine upon dissolving or disintegrating in a user's mouth, dissolvable tobacco products currently appear in various United States markets as strips, orbs, sticks, and lozenges. The emergence of these new products poses distinct opportunities and challenges for social and behavioral science and public health research and raises important public policy questions.

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Cited Authors

  • Southwell, BG; Kim, AE; Tessman, GK; MacMonegle, AJ; Choiniere, CJ; Evans, SE; Johnson, RD

Published Date

  • July 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 331 - 332

PubMed ID

  • 22747313

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22747313

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2168-6602

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-1171

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4278/ajhp.111004-cit-357


  • eng