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Nicotine Nannies claim smoking bans are good for business. But if that were the case, could this list exist, and could it be so huge? (Please note, this is only a small sample of articles available on the subject.)

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Patch purveyors stock up for smoking ban

Monday, June 26th, 2006

National drug companies often see a 30 percent to 50 percent spike in retail sales of nicotine patches and gum after a smoking ban goes into effect, said Jennifer May, a GlaxoSmithKline spokeswoman in Pittsburgh.

(This is the real reason Big Pharma pushes for these bans (usually quietly, behind the scenes). It has nothing to do with improving health. It’s all about seeing very profitable, highly ineffective quit-smoking aids.)

Source: The Denver Post. Link Expired.

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