A study in Helsinki, Finland looked at whether a new type of lozenge can help people stop smoking. It contains the amino acid L-cysteine. It is designed to eliminate a compound in cigarettes that helps a smoker develop an addiction to nicotine.
Marilynn Larkin, a reporter for Reuters, interviewed Dr. Martha Tingen, director of Augusta University’s Tobacco Control Initiative, about the new lozenge and whether she believes it can be an effective way to help smokers kick the habit.
July 13, 2017