Resources: Tobacco Product Content and Manipulation

Fact Sheets

Tobacco Product Additives: Essential Facts
Nicotine, Tobacco and Addiction

Reports & Studies

Designed for Addiction

This report describes key ways in which tobacco companies design and manipulate their products to attract new youth smokers, create and sustain addiction, mislead consumers to think that they are reducing their risk of disease and make it more difficult for users to quit. In addition, as the latest Surgeon General’s report found, the design changes during the past 50 years have also made cigarettes even more dangerous.