Thursday, October 30, 2008

20081030.1523 Smoke If You Got Em

It seems that the Big Anti-Smoking Surge is ebbing and now we're seeing just what we accomplished:

US nicotine addiction reaches 15-year high from

Nicotine dependence has reached a 15-year high, with nearly 75 percent of people currently seeking tobacco-dependence treatment categorized as highly nicotine dependent. New research, presented at CHEST 2008, the 74th annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), reports that nicotine dependence severity has increased 12 percent between 1989 and 2006, while the proportion of people classified as highly nicotine dependent has increased 32 percent.


So now that we know it's not working - are we going to continue to keep all of our friends from joining us in the bar?

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