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Hard on the heels of studies indicating tobacco use delays the onset of Alzheimer's Disease , comes a stunning demonstration in the New York Times that a deficiency of the miracle drug nicotine can manifest itself as Dementia Praecox:
"A two-cigarette strategy would prohibit young smokers from buying addictive cigarettes. The tobacco industry is capable of producing cigarettes that are virtually free of nicotine, and regulators could develop clear standards for non-addictive cigarettes. (Disclosure: My law firm represents tobacco companies, but I have recused myself from that work.)
The age to purchase addictive cigarettes might be set at 21. Better yet, sales of addictive cigarettes could be restricted to individuals born 19 or more years before the two-cigarette strategy was put into effect. Under this approach, 18-year-olds who start smoking non-addictive cigarettes would be prohibited from switching to addictive cigarettes even after they turned 21. a higher federal excise tax...would create a financial incentive for smokers of all ages, including scofflaw adolescents, to select non-addictive cigarettes."
...David G. Adams, a lawyer, was the director of the policy staff at the Food and Drug Administration from 1992 to 1994."
Mr.Adams prodigious legal talent is utterly wasted on the The New York Times Op-ed page
He should return to the Washington, where his proactive view of torture and bills of attainder can be put to current White House use . Since the wife of his previous chief executive purloined all the ash trays in the Oval Office, his place on her transition team seems assured.