A Health Dividend for America: The Opportunity Cost of Excess Medical Expenditures

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Authors: Jeffrey McCullough, Frederick Zimmerman, Jonathan Fielding, Steven Teutsch

The Toxic Effects of Cigarette Additives. Philip Morris' Project Mix Reconsidered: An Analysis of Documents Released through Lit

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This video describes the peer reviewed paper, Wertz MS, Kyriss T, Paranjape S, Glantz SA (2011) The Toxic Effects of Cigarette Additives. Philip Morris' Project Mix Reconsidered: An Analysis of Documents Released through Litigation. PLoS Med 8(12): e1001145. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001145 Background In 2009, the promulgation of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tobacco regulation focused attention on cigarette flavor additives. The tobacco industry had prepared for this...

Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Personal Health Care Expenditures

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Stanton Glantz (of the University of California, San Francisco) and colleagues find that the California state tobacco control program is associated not only with reduced smoking, but with reductions in health care costs as well.