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4 > Image 4 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 4 No. 2 spring 1958

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

and likely the information obtained in this study is ference, which was found to vary from 25.0 rnrn to _ common knowledge in the industry, no attempt will be 26.5 mm. A difference in circumference of 0.5 mm will ef rnadc to identif com Janies or brands in re nortin the result in a change in the cross-sectional area of a J- Ha results. proxirnately 3.8 percent. The change in the diameter _, V S f h S d is believed to be one of the reasons why the 1957 &.~ cpe lf G tu Y weights tended to be less than those observed in 1956 lf 1 ; x r r :-*4 ` r . . ~ . "\. (lgaYtt$ fvem Pl"-11*** fl On tllf 01)*** Illdllwf lmm for an equivalent kind of cigarette based on the length 5 l chain stores, super-markets or from similar sources Oy tobacco Cohunu (Fig. gy vyeights dcsigmlwd ljv where rapid turnover of stocks could be anticipated. uh hstcrisk ,&,l.C of Cigm.Gtt&,S whmihhlg H high pm, lrritial prrrchases of cigarettes were made from eight Cohmgt, Og wchhstituted mhhcca l>c t`on. 'r Ohio Kentuck and Tennessee in \#fr i 7 . . . . ., . . ( l_l " H y _ _ A Q2 In considering changes m srze, rt rs believed that 1956. Those made between luly 1906 and April 1901 _ . _ . . . _ _ comparison should be made with the traditional - were from or near Ithaca, N. Y., Lhrcago, Ill., New \ )_. I _. I _) A 1 _ _A H 1 _A 11 _ _. X A Fw , O I L K Ct K D _S CIM ml .~ mtrrcan crgarette,t1e so-ca et regu ar size ( , rg. c"ms . *rnsrs 1 ans. avis r. t . . . . .. V . I _ A yf _ _` 2) wlnch is 70 mm long and had, rn the rnrtral stages * Lexington, Ky. After April 1951 all were obtained ._ _ ._ _ -0 .. _ i . _ _ of tlns study, a circumference of ..6.5 mm. The first A from the Lexington market. Most purchases consisted . _ _ _ . ~ _ . _ _ . _ rnaior change was the production of the so-called \ _ of cartons of the principal brands of cigarettes manu- _. . _ . _ . 9 ._ . . _ _ _ _ _ king-size, no filter, cigarette (D, Frg. -). This C1g V factured by six maior cigarette companies. During the L t latter part of the study, however, individual packages fC0ii*wd 0** PUSH 5) TMP instead of cartons were bought. In addition to the ; domestic cirarettes some foreirn brands were ex- Ovgamy WE[GH' , Bf > L , -ll-OBACCO l;l FILTER tgrnms) I A V arnrned. These were usually obtarrred as single packs ,,56 ,,57 5 from visitors to the laboratory. A Om ,_' ln the laboratory the cartons or packages were as- 2 oiase signed laboratory numbers and the size and weight of B 9* . . 0.794 - - - tlre cigarettes, the tobacco, the paper, and the filter l were determined. The tobacco in individual cigarettes C _ , . , . was 0.065 *4; was then separated vrsrrally rrrto the following frac- . tions; (1) stern, reconstituted tobacco. (S) Turk- D _ . rosa 1.039 M rslr tobacco, (4) flue-cured tobacco. and burlcy y tobacco. Separated fractions were checked for accu- E 0955 racy under a microscope (Fig. 1) and the individual `-- fractions were then weighed to determine the percent- F 0928 oass age composition of the cigarette. The accuracy of the separation was tested by separating l sl 1* r. 2 > ll - - ( N H ( lf llf` infill lll lh 'U uf rlre beginning of rlre study (May 1956) and the end (De- lrave been nrade on tlre basis of drllerence rn errcrnn (cmi,(.,- rggyy f l{r:xrr