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I call on the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to retract its statement and apologize for its support of a political leader who is accused of being involved in the murder of thousands, participation in human rights violations, and supporting a policy of systematic genocide.
Your post is fascinating and really causes me to wonder to what degree fiber is an important contributor to health in humans, but I’m also keeping my skeptic’s hat on given the caveats about the appropriateness of non-human animal models for human-animal diet, nutrition, and health.
In an interesting twist from the usual reasoning in public health, anti-vaping advocates are promoting the enactment of policies that ban vaping in public places not because secondhand vaping has been shown to have serious health hazards, but because it hasn’t been proven to be benign.
Instead of lobbying for the menthol ban, it lobbied against it. The Campaign went to war, not to protect youth from a lifetime of addiction, but to protect the cigarette companies’ ability to use flavored cigarettes to recruit and entice kids into a lifetime of addiction to smoking.