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Mike Pence in 2000 said smoking doesn't kill people - Business Insider

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence wrote in an op-ed article in 2000 that despite 'hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill. In fact, 2 out of every three smokers does not die from a smoking related illness and 9 out of ten smokers do not contract lung cancer.'

Those statistics are questionable to the point of being ludicrous, largely because we keep discovering new ways that smoking is deadly.
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