Metabolism of Deuterated NNN in Smokeless Tobacco Users



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:

(612) 626-5107

Sound Like You?

We are looking for:

Healthy men and women who are regular smokeless tobacco users.
If you're interested in participating and would like to hear more, let us know!

(612) 626-5107