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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- Added October 3, 2006 Epilogue
Added June 4, 2004 2004 Surgeon General's
- Added May 22, 2003 Additional Addendum
- Added July 30, 2002 Addendum to
- Added Dec 2001 Addendum regarding California's
Anti-smoking campaign 12/5/01
- Added 2 paragraphs to Chapter 9 and
updated email address 10/30/01
- Added a phrase
and corrected typo in Chapter 10, added a paragraph at the end of Chapter
11 on 5/12/00
- Added material 2/18/00 to Chapter 7
- Updated 2/3/00 to add article reference to Chapter 7
- Added new article 11/05/99 "The Nazi War on Smoking".
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