Vitacig

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Manufacturer

Vita-C Tobacco

Description

Vitacig containing vitamin C in addition to the typical ingredients found in cigarettes. Canadian inventor, Roger Ouellette created the product for his wife, Gisele Tremblay.[1] These cigarettes will be available in about 2,000 outlets in Quebec.[1]

Claims

  • It is a healthy cigarette
  • It will not stain teeth
  • Has less of an odor than regular brands
  • "We give you all the vitamins you lose, plus some vitamins to help you,"-creator Roger Ouellette[1]

Product Design Features

  • Traditional cigarette style
  • May contain vitamins, requires independent testing

Images

Media

Publications

Industry Documents

Links

Market Testing

  • No known market testing

Advertising and Selling Messages

  • Claims to contain a mixture of multivitamins and “multiminerals” that make tobacco smoke less toxic
  • Claims to not stain teeth or have as strong an odor as normal cigarettes
  • Presented as a way to regain vitamins lost during smoking

Packaging

  • Colorful box with large orange/yellow “Vitacig” brand name

Use and the Consumer

  • Available April 2006 in Quebec, Canada

Human Use and Exposure

  • Not yet conducted or not available

Toxicity Analyses

  • Not yet conducted or not available

Legal Compliance

  • Not Known

Community Response

  • No known organized community response

Patents

Notes

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