Dr. Brad Rodu is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville. He has been an ACSH advisor for many years, and has written or co-written many of our publications on tobacco harm reduction. He was also a member of the ACSH Panel at the American Academy for the Advancement of Science
The American College of Physicians, the governing body for internists across America, issued a position statement calling for strict regulation of e-cigarettes, including bans on flavors and advertising.
Conflict of interest at the FDA, Part Deux: The tobacco advisory panel, well-stocked with ideologically devoted anti-harm reduction membership, could not determine that snus is less harmful than smoking. Shame!
Greg Gutfeld on FoxNews The Five: California politicians are spending the taxpayer s money to fight e-cigs, an effective anti-smoking device. He points out the absurdity of the CA crusade, advises, It s not about health: follow the money.
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
The New York Times Jane Brody spreads the false party line on e-cigarettes. She does take note that too many are smoking and too many dying from smoking. Her solution? More money for Quitlines. Right.
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Good news about Teen Smoking from the CDC! But the CDC leads the media chorus warning: teen use of e-cigs triples! That's a distraction: Smoking is the problem!
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Dr. Gilbert Ross and Dr. Michael R. Hufford in the National Review Online, August 5, 2014. Today approximately 14,000 people will die of tobacco-related diseases around the world. The same will