It's Time For Regulators To Stop Blowing Smoke

To the long list of "unthinkable" recent events, from the Evil Empire's fall to Japan's stumbling economy, add another earthshaker--a federal regulator with real power has threatened to ban cigarettes. U.S. Surgeons General have long labeled cigarettes dangerous, but they've had no actual muscle to curb their use.

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