MORNING DISPATCH 10/10/08: Tobacco, Infections, HIV, and Rights for Plants
ACSH's harm reduction approach attracts criticism
We received many comments yesterday about our support for R.J. Reynolds' new smokeless tobacco products, some taking issue with our harm reduction approach to quitting smoking. "While, in an ideal world, getting all smokers to simply stop being addicted to nicotine would be an easily attainable goal, this is not likely to happen in the real world," reiterates ACSH's Dr. Elizabeth Whelan.
New smokeless products, which dissolve in a user's mouth to deliver an...