smoking cessation

Dr. Gilbert Ross in the New Haven Register, March 12, 2015 On the subject of public health, the Connecticut legislature is off to a very bad start. New measures have been introduced in both the Houses that would severely interfere with smokers ability to quit their deadly habit. Passing laws that re-define common words, such as tobacco and smoke, is a slippery slope. Using that subterfuge to torpedo a succ
Last week, ACSH s Dr. Gilbert Ross spoke at a rally organized by New Yorkers for Smarter Smoking Alternatives (NYSSA), a coalition of local retailers,
Dr. Gilbert Ross in the California Political Review, February 1, 2015. Which is more dangerous, a cigarette or a vaporized system to cure people of smoking? To the Leftists wanting to continue the stream of cigarette taxes, while proclaiming hatred of
A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine seems to show worrisome levels of formaldehyde in e-cig vapor. These findings are as technically flawed as Big Tobacco s smoking machine data from last century.
Dr. Gilbert Ross in The Daily Caller, January 19, 2015. Just when I thought the state of America s public health regarding smoking could not get any worse, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) showed me how wrong I was. Their new leaflet: Protect Your
Dr. Gilbert Ross in, December 12, 2015. The shameful abdication of their ethical responsibilities by our nation s public health authorities,
Dr. Gilbert Ross in the Detroit Free Press, January 6, 2015. What a topsy-turvy world we live in: the only groups opposed to keeping kids away from e-cigarettes are the so-called "public health" groups. If we can agree that youngsters and e-cigarettes shouldn't mix at least not
A new CDC report castigates the ten states which continue to allow youngsters to purchase e-cigarettes legally. The CDC neglects to report that several big public health nonprofits, especially the American Cancer Society, are responsible.
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A new report based on responses to an online survey conducted by Penn State tobacco and nicotine expert Jonathan Foulds and colleagues confirms the
Dr. Gilbert Ross in The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 1, 2014. Lawmakers in Santa Fe recently considered a proposal to institute a tax on vapor products (commonly referred to as electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes) at the exorbitant rate of 4 cents per milligram nicotine a level that
Reports of a new survey out of the U.K. confirm other studies and surveys which show that use of e-cigarettes and related reduced-harm products among non-smokers is minuscule, and that many smokers have quit by using them.