Kentucky Tobacco Research Board

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Members of the Kentucky Tobacco Research Board are considering potential future uses for burley and dark leaf tobacco grown in the bluegrass state. Discussion at Monday’s meeting addressed proposed FDA regulation of nicotine levels in tobacco products.

Todd Shoemake Flickr (Creative Commons License)

Members of the Kentucky Tobacco Research Board were updated Monday during their quarterly meeting on the ongoing effort to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes. 

A researcher with more than three decades of experience says a nicotine-free cigarette is not in the cards.