Are you a chewing tobacco or snuff user?
interested in volunteering for a research study?
What is the purpose of the study?
The purpose of this study is to better understand how people break down a tobacco specific cancer-causing toxin called NNN that is present in smokeless tobacco and cigarettes.
How often are clinic visits?
There will be four visits over the course of 1-2 weeks.
What will I be doing in the study?
You will be interviewed or asked to complete questionnaires that ask personal questions such as demographics, tobacco and marijuana use history, health history, prescription and over-the-counter medication use, occupational exposure to chemicals and tobacco smoke, and use of alcohol. Cells from your mouth and nose, and urine samples will be collected from you.
Will I be compensated?
Participants will be paid ~$400.00 total.
What should I do if I'm interested?
For more information, call or email the University of Minnesota’s Tobacco Research Programs: