Epidemiologists warn that falsified claims of secondhand smoke being a hazard makes a mockery of their science"......call for papers about threats to epidemiology or epidemiologists from organized political interests.....all were about threats from anti-tobacco activists....suggest a willingness of influential anti-tobacco activists, including academics, to hurt legitimate scientists and turn epidemiology into junk science in order to further their agendas....."
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As proof that pro-smoking ban activists ignored sound scientific evidence in order to get their Nicoderm (RWJF) funded agenda implemented, air quality test results of secondhand smoke by Johns Hopkins University, the American Cancer Society, a Minnesota Environmental Health Department, and various researchers whose testing and report was peer reviewed and published in the esteemed British Medical Journal......prove that secondhand smoke is 2.6 - 25,000 times SAFER than occupational (OSHA) workplace regulations:
All nullify the argument that secondhand smoke is a workplace "health hazard".
Conversely, the effects of unnecessary, pharmaceutical nicotine funded, smoking ban laws have been profoundly detrimental:
Additionally, a World Health Organization (WHO) study, and analysis of former Surgeon General Carmona's "report" indicate that exaggerations and lies about secondhand smoke was the real pandemic of SHS.