"Not only a story about the attack on tobacco users but a story about how decent Americans can be frightened, perhaps duped into accepting phony science, attacks on private property rights and rule of law." Boy, were they right!
The SG's recommendations are partly responsible for many smoking bans throughout the U.S. It's imperative, then, to take a closer look.
Scientific journals, health studies, health departments, hospitals, and universities are all susceptible to corruption, but now you can find out who funds them.
Upon further investigation, accounting for age and sex, the researchers found smokers appeared to have had some kind of protection against the virus.
Anything is toxic or carcinogenic if the dose is large enough.
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Never apologize for smoking. Here's why
Banning cigarette ads is not only a form of censorship, but also a form of propaganda. When nobody sees people smoking in any media, they are slowly trained into thinking of it as an abnormal behavior. Abnormal behavior means "abnormal" people are the only ones who would do such a thing.
"When on occasion I'm asked by groups of aspiring writers what they should do to get on, my advice is always, emphatically, smoke. Smoke often and smoke with gusto. It's a little known, indeed little researched, fact of literature and journalism that no non-smoker is worth reading. And writers who give up become crashing bores." --A.A. Gill