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  1. John M Pinney
  1. Corporate Health Policies Group, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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First of all, I want to say that, from a personal perspective, this conference accomplished the objectives that the planning committee had in mind when we put it together. We’ve certainly achieved some cross-sectional perspective on smoking cessation, which I think this field needs from time to time to bring it back to reality.

So much of the work that’s being done is so interesting; so many of you are both researchers and entrepreneurs, in a sense, and what you’re doing is so vital. And yet there are some realities to consider, such as reimbursement, health care reform and economics and the broader perspective of research in substance abuse that I think …

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