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The Rand Study, Smoking bans do not decrease the number of Heart Attacks! |
Article Published: 2010/2/3

Significance: No Risk Change

Published By: Shetty, K. D., DeLeire, T., White, C. and Bhattacharya, J. (2011), Changes in U.S. hospitalization and mortality rates following smoking bans. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 30: 6–28. doi: 10.1002/pam.20548

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This important study, which ripes apart the recent Surgeon Generals report in 2010, has not been picked up by the major media, why not?  Because it does not support the outrageous claims made by the Anti-Tobacco activists.

The Conclusions " We find no evidence that legislated U.S. smoking bans were associated with short-term reductions in hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction or other diseases in the elderly, children, or working-age adults."

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