Tag Archive: Tobacco

Mar 06

Comment: Lighting a Fire Under Free Speech: the FDA’s Graphic Attempts to Reduce Smoking Rates

Ashley Peterson More than forty-three million adult Americans are cigarette smokers. Cigarette smoking accounts for 400,000 deaths annually—more than AIDS, alcohol, cocaine, heroin, homicide, suicide, motor vehicle crashes, and fires combined—making cigarettes the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Tomorrow, approximately 4,000 children under the age of eighteen will experiment with cigarettes …

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