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- The marketing of a mint-flavored form of nicotine gum in the United States increased the market for nicotine gum by more than 25% and contributed to increasing numbers of smokers finding a treatment that was acceptable and thereby successfully quitting smoking.
- There is clearly a need for increased forms of nicotine delivery, possibly including those that more closely mimic the pharmacokinetics of cigarettes.
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- Citation: HENNINGFIELD, J. E., FANT, R. V., GITCHELL, J., & SHIFFMAN, S. (2006). Tobacco Dependence: Global Public Health Potential for New Medications Development and Indications. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 909(1), 247–256. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2000.tb06686.x
- Acknowledgement: Portions of this paper were adapted from a paper submitted by these authors to The Economics of Neuroscience. 37 The preparation of this paper was partially supported by unrestricted funding by SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare for which the authors also provide consulting services.