Category Archives: Lung cancer

Robert E. Madden, M.D. “My opposition (to smoking bans) is due to loss of individual freedom and abuse of scientific fact.” Hat tip Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius runs the excellent http://cleanairquality.blogspo.ca and is an  industrial / Commercial Air Filtration Engineer.  I will also add later that the Occupational Health and Safety Administration who are responsible for “The department of the US government with the responsibility … Continue reading

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Sir George Godber and passive smoking, update hat tip Rose

Rose in the comments has nailed it.  It seems that Godber never said these words verbatim: “..foster an atmosphere where it was perceived that active smokers would injure those around them, especially their family and infants or young children who … Continue reading

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Sir George Godber and passive smoking

It was claimed that the late Sir George Godber, the former British Chief Medical Officer (equivalent of the American Surgeon General) started the dubious claims of the harm of second hand smoke, (SHS), passive smoke or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) … Continue reading

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Clive Bates former head of ASH on snus, hat tip Chris Snowdon

I have shamelessly cut and pasted this from Chris Snowdon’s blog, Velvet Glove, Iron Fist. Snus are tobacco and hence nicotine based pouch like a tiny tea bag which you rest between upper lip and gum.  The nicotine is then … Continue reading

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An open letter to Professor Terence Stephenson and Professor Dame Sally Davies

Dear Professor Terence Stephenson and Professor Dame  Sally Davies, Let me introduce myself, I am Chairman of Freedom2Choose a pro choice smoking organisation, funded by its members. The ‘F2C’ organization does not receive a penny directly or indirectly from tobacco companies. … Continue reading

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The true costs of treating smokers, the obese and the healthy

In 2008 the Dutch government looked into the cost of treating people from the age of 20 to death. They had three categories, the healthy, obese and smokers. The results were not what the health gurus were looking for, the … Continue reading

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Where are the deaths from lung cancer from second hand smoke?

A massive hat tip to Junican for taking the trouble to read the massive McTear vs Imperial Tobacco and how the anti smokers are contradicting themselves. This is a straight cut and paste.  In their zeal to prove active smoking … Continue reading

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