Study: U.S. Anti-Smoking Efforts Have Saved 8 Million Lives

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•01 Jan 1, 2014

The Journal Of The American Medical Association estimates 8 million American lives have been saved by anti-smoking measures since 1964, when the first surgeon general’s report on the dangers of tobacco was published. What do you think?

  • “I wish the government would mind its own business and stop saving my life.”

    Calvin McCue –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Imagine how many more lives would have been saved if Mötley Crüe’s cover of “Smokin’ In The Boys Room” hadn’t gotten to them first.”

    Rob Siler –
    Staffing Consultant

  • “Yeah, but I bet a lot of those people will still end up dying some way eventually.”

    Angela Krugg –
    Custom Decorating Adviser