The End of the Illusion that Smoking Is a Choice

The Food and Drug Administration recently proposed lowering the nicotine content in cigarettes to less addictive levels. If adopted, this regulation would finally test one of the tobacco industry‚Äôs favorite claims: that smoking is a choice. Portraying smoking as a willful, personal decision has long allowed tobacco companies to promote cigarettes even while acknowledging their … Continue reading The End of the Illusion that Smoking Is a Choice