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Tobacco industry litigation position on addiction: continued dependence on past views
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    'Smoking is addictive"

    The paper by Henningfield, Rose and Zeller is an important contribution to understanding the all-too-clever manipulation of language by tobacco industry in defending its manufacture and marketing of an addictive product. It is useful to note, as on the authors' Table 1, that while the industry now publicly acknowldeges that cigarette smoking is addictive, it never mentions nicotine as the principal addictive agent. The...

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