Stunning claims of a rise in tobacco use among adults for 2017 as they are now alleged to have hit 17.1% nationally just two weeks after the Food and Drug Administration’s head clearly stated it was down to 13.9%.
Encouraging new @CDCgov numbers show the U.S. adult smoking rate dropped to a record low of 13.9% in 2017. #FDA is committed to helping greatly reduce U.S. smoking rates among both adults & youth through our comprehensive plan: https://t.co/bh5XcmUp4o pic.twitter.com/swaVXOqQjc
— Scott Gottlieb, M.D. (@SGottliebFDA) June 19, 2018
Truth Initiative, established and relying on tobacco sales to stay in business, as part of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, decided to put out this tweet on July 3rd, 2018 claiming the “national adult smoking rate is 17.1%.
The smoking rates went up 3.2% nationally in just two weeks? Huh.
I cannot stress this enough.
Truth Initiative claims the adult smoking rates ROSE 3.2 percent in just two weeks.
While the national adult smoking rate is 17.1%, many states lag far behind. Nearly 25% of adults in West Virginia and Kentucky smoke — rates on par with many of the most tobacco-dependent countries. https://t.co/d3ygBRKY0S
— Truth Initiative (@truthinitiative) July 3, 2018
Now, I’m no good in math so I recruited a mouse to do it for me… to no avail. He’s still a good rodent. Toss him some cheese for his effort!
This one is easy to explain.
Figures don't lie!
(But liars figure)
Best I can do…
— VladTheVaper (@Vlad6718) July 6, 2018
I ask silly questions
When will they be made accountable for their accounting and other errors?
I asked Dr. Gottlieb about rectifing the issue. I predict government in action will be government inaction.
The truth is, Truth Initiative is lying.
Dr. Gottieb, WHY are these groups able to say what they like?
WHY are non-profit groups able to do this?
WHEN will you regulate THEM? https://t.co/K9z8NcHu4P
— VapingIT, SPE, EEI (@Vapingit) July 6, 2018
When a political front group disguised as an anti-tobacco group classified as a non-profit organization manipulates smoking rates because their very existence relies upon the sale of tobacco, why are they still in business…what else are they lying about?
This group, with other groups, are directly influencing and shaping laws and regulations. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is no different.
Corruption and manipulation of public opinion is their business.
Classifying “nicotine” as tobacco is just one example.
You may think wrongly that “Truth” and “Tobacco-Free Kids” is such a worthy and monumental cause to stand behind.
You could never be further from the “Truth”.
Money, by way of funding, is their ONLY motivation.
I can let Paul explain it better here about the “Truth”:
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