Potpourri: Nicotine related news and articles

Rather than post a full article today. it seemed appropriate to promote a couple of articles elsewhere worth reading and some short comments on a couple of recent news items. First the articles. 1. I was going to critique another of the Tobacco Control envisioning “new ways” articles, the Hatsukami et al which suggested various […]

How many people smoke?

In Brad Rodu’s latest posting, How many Americans smoke?, he examines the discrepancies in various estimates of this figure.  His major point is that if we are truly concerned with ameliorating this “single most preventable cause of death and disease” we need good numbers to measure any progress or the lack of it. From personal […]