Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Hysteria
Chapter 2: The Burden of Proof
Chapter 3: The World Scene
Chapter 4: The U.S.A.: A Smoking
Chapter 5: Some Studies that Went Wrong
Chapter 6: The Propaganda Machine
Chapter 7: The Surgeon General's Reports
Chapter 8: Smoking Myths and the Role of
Chapter 9: Smoking Animals
Chapter 10: Is There No Risk?
Chapter 11: Is Nicotine Addictive?
Chapter 12: Smoking and Heart Attacks
Chapter 13: Smoking and Emphysema
Chapter 14: Summation
Dec 2001 Addendum: Is
California's Anti-smoking Campaign the Cause of Lower Lung Cancer Rates, or is
it Something Else?
May 2003 Addendum:
Smoking and Life Expectancy
October 2006 Epilogue
Lauren A. Colby
In Defense of Smokers
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