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  • FDA regulation of tobacco

    Almost everyone sees it as crazy that the tobacco industry is not regulated by a government agency with a primary responsibility to safeguard the health of Americans. Most who have given it some thought conclude that the Food and Drug Administrat...

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  • Does nicotine replacement therapy cause cancer (No)?

    A recent research report by Professor Robert Murray (University of Manitoba) and colleagues examined whether nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) may cause cancer. The report was published in the September edition of the journal, "Nicotine and Toba...

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  • Getting Off Of Gum

    A reader posts, "I have been on nicotine gum forever. I am not smoking but am definitely getting nicotine. Do you think that new Chantix would help me?"There are definitely people who are "stuck" on the gum. I came accross a study that suggested 6...

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  • How many medical doctors smoke?

    In many countries medical doctors have been at the forefront of attempts to reduce the number of people who smoke. The medical doctor is one of the most highly respected professionals and patients place a large amount of faith in their doctor’s ad...

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About the Author


MA, MAppSci, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Foulds is an expert in the field of tobacco addiction.

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