• Tobacco

    In Re: Addictive, Addicting, Usage

    Back in the closing years of the last century a war was on between the tobacco industry and its enemies over tobacco regulation, legislation and lawsuits. Go read Thank You For Smoking if you’ve forgotten this chapter of history. Amidst the war we happened to have lunch with a young tobacco lobbyist in Washington DC. […]

    / Aug 23, 2006 at 2:01 PM
  • Tobacco

    Thank You For Smoking

    Smoking is one of the sublime joys of life. This is the main reason folks have been inhaling burnt tobacco for at least the past couple of centuries. Yeah it kills you. But so does fraud and conspiracy, and people aren’t quitting those. So it wasn’t without a small tinge of joy that we learned […]

    / Jul 6, 2006 at 2:48 PM

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