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Brad R.

Helping smokers avoid risks is a legitimate goal of tobacco control. But the movement has morphed into an anti-tobacco crusade intent on demonizing both tobacco users and the industry supplying them. This blog examines and comments on the scientific foundation for tobacco policies and... Full Bio
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Gateway Claims Aimed at E-Cigarettes: Counterfeit, Déjà Vu

In their war against e-cigarettes, government officials often claim that the devices are a gateway to smoking.  CDC director Dr. Tom...

Snus Users’ Hearts Keep on Ticking, Not Fluttering

Swedish researchers from several institutions document that snus use is not associated with atrial fibrillation (commonly known as...

Federal Survey Data on Tobacco: It’s Not About The Children

I have documented for several years a nonstop decline in smoking rates among American teens ( here , here , here , and here  ...

More Third-Hand Nicotine Nonsense: From Vapor?

Nicotine can be detected in a chamber after releasing vapor directly from an e-cigarette, according to a report in Nicotine and...

CDC Sees E-Cigarette Use at Marked Increase and Leveling Off – Tortured Logic

The CDC has released another “more of the same” report on e-cigarette awareness and use.  The lead author is Dr. Brian King; the...

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