Dissolvable Nicotine Strips Controversial

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By Adam Bagni

A new way to ingest tobacco is raising eyebrows in Indiana.

R-J Reynolds is selling dissolvable tobacco under the brand name of Camel.

It looks like breath freshener strips.

But health advocates say they contain nicotine and other toxic chemicals.

Community leaders say they are concerned because people are being used to test the new product.

Analysts say cigarette companies have used Indianapolis for tobacco testing for the last nine years.

That's due to a high smoking rate and few smoke-free laws.