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A Crime Against Humanity

Believe me.. no other consumer product in the history of the world has even come close to inflicting this amount of damage on mankind. If anything else of this magnitude was to pose the same threat to life, whether it was human induced or naturally occurring – be it war, terrorist attack, genocide, ethnic cleansing, natural disaster or disease, it would as a rule command immediate international intervention! Think about the current ‘war on terror’. So why isn’t it?


Smokers Beware!!

By now, most people are well aware that smoking causes lung cancer. Cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and chewing tobacco kill more than 434,000 Americans each year accounting for one out of five premature deaths in this country. Lung cancer is just the first in a long list of tobacco related illnesses:

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Bladder Cancer - Smoking causes 40% of all cases of bladder cancer.
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Breast Cancer - Women who smoke are 75% more likely to develop breast cancer.
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Cervical Cancer - Up to one third of all cases of cervical cancer are directly attributable to smoking.


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