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Science by press release: the latest product of Tobacco Control |
Article Published: 2008

Type: Articles and Dissertations
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The Tobacco Control industry is, in almost its totality, an industry of frauds designed to induce fear and condition behaviour through laws based on the deception produced by that industry.

From the impossible-to-quantify deaths related to active smoking (still one single person is to be demonstrated scientifically that is dead because of smoking) to the junk science-based ridiculous claims on passive smoking.

All over the world, Tobacco Control produces frauds in the same way General Motors produces cars: the model is designed and then mass-produced and exported to all nations. The latest “model line” of finned fraud of Tobacco control is the Science by Press Release line. Its main engineer is Stanton Glantz, who started the series with the infamous Helena study, that “demonstrated” that, the very moment smoking is forbidden, heart attacks go down – so passive smoking is an “instant killer”.

Since then, “studies” have been cranked out in great number. Every nation that implements a smoking ban makes the same claim because it uses the same trash. The implication is that since ALL nations make the same claim, the claim is true. The real implication is far more worrisome: it means that the public health institutions of all those nation are knowingly lying. It means that there is a world epidemic of corruption.

We recommend that you read this a powerful short paper, that tells you volumes about this “disposable science” which is not meant to advance knowledge because it is not science, it is fraud. It is there for the sole purpose to advance a political agenda which has absolutely nothing to do with health.

“Spare a thought for the scientific studies churned out by the champions of public health, they only have a life expectancy of 48 hours. They are born as press releases on the day before publication and live on in the media for another 24 hours before being dropped in favour of fresh health scares and new revelations. True, they survive in libraries and on the internet where they exist in a sort of half-life but it is not an existence any of us would relish. Here, they are ripped apart by less credulous critics and suffer the indignity of having their methodology mocked and their conclusions ridiculed.

Since the only motive behind these studies is to generate publicity towards the epidemic of smoking/drinking/bacon/salt/mobile phones (delete as appropriate) it is perhaps only humane that public health practitioners have sought to spare the humiliation of a half-life by bypassing publication altogether.”

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