Willful blindness of our public health officials on tobacco is still killing hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.
Here are the facts:
i) There are approximately 46 million tobacco smokers in the United States.
ii) While three-quarters say they want to quit smoking, and about one-third try to quit each year, fewer than 10% succeed.
iii) The FDA-approved smoking cessation aids simply do not work: They improve quit rates only minimally, if at …