Anti-Smoking Drug Linked To Accidents

American Voicesworkplacehealth ISSUE 44•22 May 28, 2008

The Federal Drug Administration has banned the use of the anti-smoking drug Chantix by pilots or air traffic controllers, citing side effects that have been linked to auto accidents. What do you think?

  • “Look, before people get upset with the FDA, they should know Pfizer meticulously test-marketed this drug for years, and turns out there's a large segment of the public who will risk insanity and death to stop smoking.”

    Layla Smerker –
    Auto Body Worker

  • “This might explain why the pilot on my last flight constantly came on the PA to point out smokestacks below the plane.”

    Rich Klenk –
    Hair Stylist

  • “This could make a good anti-smoking campaign: 'If you smoke, no matter what you do, you will die a horrible death.'”

    Matty Cimberg –
    Systems Analyst