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Dr. Jack Henningfield, the Innovators Program Director, testified on November 13, 2007 before the U.S. Senate on the accuracy of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Tar and Nicotine Rating System. 

Testifying before the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Dr. Henningfield cited evidence on how the FTC’s Cigarette Testing Method does not provide accurate information about tar and nicotine exposure to cigarette smokers and, in fact, greatly underestimates the inhaled amounts.


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