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Article in the USA magazine Cigarettes An American Success by Alice Widener (9th September, 1960)

Today a lot of inaccurate and false propaganda about American cigarettes is being printed and broadcast because they are a kind of money and the American tobacco companies make a lot of it. Also, a great deal of anti-cigarette propaganda is being put out by a few persons working hard for American failure...

The American physician most respsonible for the story [linking smoking and lung cancer] is Dr. Alton Ochsner of New Orleans. For the May 23, 1953 issue of the radical Marxist magazine, The Nation, he wrote the feature article "Smoking and Lung Cancer." For the November 8, 1954 issue of the Socialist New Leader magazine, Dr. Ochsner wrote "Cigarettes Cause Cancer." Also in 1954, Dr. Ochsner's book "Smoking and Cancer" was published.

The situation would be tolerable despite Ochsner's fulminations against cigarettes, except that he and his coterie have used the American Cancer society as a sounding board for their anti-tobacco
campaigns. Each time money is needed, the Society announces a brilliant "new cigarette-cancer link" which is little more than the six year old statement which first thrust Ochsner into prominence and which never was valid.

On the back page it says. "The U.S.A. magazine enjoys the public endorsement of such great Americans as Admiral Arleigh Burke, General Mark W. Clark, the Honorable James A. Farley, General Leslie R. Groves, Director J. Edgar Hoover and Vice President Nixon."

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And 2-3 decades later they were forced to admit they'd known about the dangers since the 1950s, and hid and ignored them, and the public's well-being, just to make LOTS of money :\

Truth, Justice and the American Way? Well, when the American Way is "Screw everyone you can, and charge them for it!" Truth and Justice aren't even considered >.<

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The History of the Conspiracy Against Tobacco



Albert Lasker Before 1940


The anti-smoking conspiracy began over a century ago. Skull & Bones members ring-led the creation of the American Tobacco Trust, to gather all the companies under anti-smoker control. But they knew that they couldn't just take over the tobacco companies and shut them down, because others would simply enter the field. So, they also created and built up enemies to persecute tobacco, particlarly the American Cancer Society, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the American Heart Association, and used these as proxies to create and control the federal health establishment (the National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute, et al.) to manufacture fraudulent pseudo-science to deceive the public at taxpayer expense. The anti-smoker-controlled tobacco companies merely put up a phony pretense of fighting the anti-smoker-controlled "health" lobbies, and purposely throw lawsuits (that is, to those brought by the "right" plaintiffs) in order to financially intimidate potential entrants away from the tobacco industry.

Albert D. Lasker's family had close ties to Skull & Bones which date from before 1883. Albert D. Lasker's advertising agency, Lord & Thomas, handled the American Tobacco Company's advertising campaigns for Lucky Strikes in the 1920s and 1930s. The Lasker family were also major benefactors since at least 1921 of the American Society for the Control of Cancer, which was the predecessor of the American Cancer Society. In the 1940s, a group led by Mr. and Mrs. Lasker took over the ASCC and renamed it. The anti-smoking persecution was instigated by Mary Woodard Lasker, the longtime head of the ACS and the most powerful health lobbyist in history, who exercised dictatorial control over the U.S. health establishment through her lobby in Congress. Albert D. Lasker's son, Edward Lasker, worked for a subsidiary of American Tobacco in London in the 1930s, and he was a very close friend of Joseph Cullman Jr. since that era. The takeover of Philip Morris by an investor group of which the Cullman brothers were members was financed by J. Russell Forgan (who later wrote the act creating the Central Intelligence Agency), and Edward Lasker was a director of Philip Morris for twenty years.


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Wirt was fortunate to land a position, right out of college, as a broker for an “investment” firm called Glore Forgan.[58] Originally a company called Field Glore, financed by Marshall Field III, Glore Forgan was renamed in 1937 for its new partner, James “Russ” Forgan. Russ was one of the most influential men in the history of US intelligence, having led the European division of the CIA’s predecessor organization, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). In the OSS, Forgan focused on infiltrating the German intelligence apparatus with the help of William J. Casey. Casey later became SEC chairman under Nixon and the director of CIA under Reagan. Before going back to work in the “investment” business, Forgan helped to write the documents that created the CIA.


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