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What would a scientific cigarette policy look like?

(February 9, 2018 05:01 PM, by Scott Sumner) Early studies of the impact of second hand smoke often found a statistically significant impact on heart attack rates. Or perhaps I should say, "Early published studies"; I have no idea what early unpublished studies found. When faced with this... (0 COMMENTS)
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