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In vitro cytotoxicity of aboriginal australian smokeless tobacco product ‘pituri’ compared to nicotine in human lung epithelial cells
The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia
Aboriginal people of central Australia use a range of Nicotiana species to make a smokeless tobacco product that they call ‘pituri’. Pituri is prepared by mixing dried leaves of wild tobacco plants with ash, usually from burned Acacia twigs, and...