Questions for a tobacco-free future

@inproceedings{Smith2013QuestionsFA,
  title={Questions for a tobacco-free future},
  author={Elizabeth C A Smith},
  booktitle={Tobacco control},
  year={2013}
}
Ritual tobacco use may have an ancient history, but there is nothing ‘natural’ about the way that tobacco now is grown, processed, sold and used. Cigarettes have been engineered for addictiveness, and in the process they have become more deadly. The tobacco industry has worked for a century to create the impression that tobacco use is inevitable and to shape the social mores that enable addiction. The once near-ubiquity of smoking, and the concomitant epidemic of disease, are human constructs… CONTINUE READING