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New study: profound ignorance about the basic facts of the potential for tobacco harm reduction

by Carl V Phillips

A new research report by Kaufman et al., a group of anti-tobacco people, primarily working for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), confirms how effective anti-THR lies have been in dissuading American smokers from switching to low-risk alternatives. It is not too surprising — though still utterly pathetic — that you would never know that from reading the abstract at the link. Still, Kaufman is apparently more honest than some of her coauthors and bosses, and the useful information is clearly presented in the paper itself. Continue reading