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“Smoke No Evil” Free Review Copies Available

Hi! Thanks for visiting. Just click here to request your free review copy of “Smoke No Evil”. That will send me your email address I’ll request that Apple iTunes Bookstore send you a link to download a free review copy.

After you have a chance to read it, I hope that you’ll add your voice to those demanding investigation and full accountability including corporate dissolution and RICO charges for the Tobacco Cartel.

I’ve written this book because “smoking-related disease” continues to destroy millions of smokers and families worldwide every year with no accountability.

I believe that many if not most of those deaths are preventable with a new, evidence-based approach – regulating pesticides in Tobacco Cartel products using existing consumer product pesticide residue limits as the standard.

Ludicrously, Tobacco Cartel products are exempt from pesticide regulation.

This book documents what the Cartel has known and kept secret for generations: that smoking-related disease and death may be caused not as much by Tobacco as by exempted & concealed super-toxic xenobiotics used by Cartel companies purely to boost profits, free of any effective regulation.

I don’t claim that smoking Tobacco, even organic Tobacco is safe; I do say that inhaling a proven carcinogenic/neurotoxic/genotoxic fungicide/insecticide cocktail a hundred times or more a day, from whatever source, combusted or vaporized, will surely and certainly destroy human energy, health & life.

This book offers hard evidence, new facts, and numerous peer-reviewed research citations to raise awareness that the Tobacco Cartel has, in plain view, engaged in a trans-generational conspiracy to commit crimes against humanity on a scale beyond imagination.

I hope that you’ll consider the evidence on its merits.

Here’s the Table of Contents

Introduction: Let Hard Data Speak

Links To Individual Xenobiotics In The Data

More Background On This New Data

Xenobiotics – Substances That Destroy Life Itself

Kentucky Reference Cigarettes – Invalidating 50 years of Research

About Those Dangerous Mint Flavors …

The Practical Reason For Pesticides In Tobacco – Pure Profit

Who Cares?

Why Tiny Repeated Pesticide Doses Matter

Specific Groups of People, Specific Kinds Of Harm

The American Spirits Behind The Data

Chapter One: Cartels, Elites, Corruption & Conspiracy

  • Spirit Voices – Carlito

Who Cares. No Shit. So What.

As Safe As Safe Gets

Just Quit Smoking Shit

Trans-Generational Corruption

Once The Story Is Known

Chapter Two: Incidental Genocide

  • Spirit Voices – Jackson

Why Tobacco Needs Human Labor Or Chemicals

Chemicals are Cheaper Than Labor

Blood Taxes

Chapter Three : Criminal Malfeasance Or Totally Deceived?

  • Spirit Voices – John

The Tobacco Cartel’s Deliberately Obscure Data

Chapter Four: Organic Tobacco Is Safe Tobacco, Period, Full Stop

  • Spirit Voices – Annie

Common Sense Says Safer And Less Safe

“Tobacco Is So Bad Anyway”

Forcing The Cartel To Disown Organic Tobacco

The Facts Call Bullshit On The Bureaucrats

Chapter Five: Why Tobacco Smoke Science Is Fake Science

  • Spirit Voices – Andy

The Core Flaw In All Tobacco Research

Reason #1: Non-Random Selection Of Contents

Reason #2: Uncontrolled & Unmeasured Materials Variability

Reason #3: Variations In Strain, Conditions, Handling

Reason #4: Pesticides & Fungicides Confounding Test results

Reason #5: Sources Of Tobacco Not Segregated

Chapter Six: Nazi Nerve Gas & American Tobacco Products

  • Spirit Voices – Arnie

Nazi Penetration Of The Tobacco Cartel

USDA Is Helping Spread The Nazi Fumigation Technology

Big Pharma’s Big Nazi Heritage

Chapter Seven: Tobacco Road Leads To Pesticide Alley

  • Spirit Voices – Petra

The Rarest Of Smoking Guns

How We Know Brazilian Tobacco Is Widely Contaminated

How Brazilian Nerve Poisons Get Into Those Marlboros, Camels etc.

Chapter Eight: DDT & Dropouts

  • Spirit Voices – Luis

Smoking & School Dropouts – Big Mystery

Could it be so simple?

Being exploited by the government is part of being marginalized

Peer-reviewed Research On Pesticides, Kids & Learning

Chapter Nine: Smoking Mommies & Testicular Cancer

  • Spirit Voices – Jessie

Grandmothers Who Smoked in the 1970’s

Here’s What’s Happening To Male Children Today

Here’s Why Even Tiny, Steady Doses Of DDT Matter

Here’s Evidence That This Is Happening Worldwide

Chapter Ten: Little Cigars & Latino Liver Cancer

  • Spirit Voices – Lynnette

Living With Fungus & Smoking It Too

Chapter Eleven: Sweet Poison At The Bodega

  • Spirit Voices – El Norteño

Chapter Twelve: Targeting The Korean Genome

  • Spirit Voices – Chun

Background

The Most Compelling Evidence

Another Piece Of The Puzzle

Chapter Thirteen: Hidden Cause Of HIV/AIDS Therapy Failure

  • Spirit Voices – Cindi

American Spirit HIV/AIDS Harm Reduction

The Purpose Of The Project

The Problem With Cheap Smokes

Let’s Do Some Street Math

Using American Spirit To Enhance HIV/AIDS Treatment Outcomes

Program Delivery

The Important step: Paying For The Program

The Economic Impact On Patients

Summary

Chapter Fourteen: Tobacco Pesticides and Prostate Cancer

  • Spirit Voices – Victor

Chapter Fifteen: Ancestral DDT Exposure & Transgenerational Obesity

  • Spirit Voices – Harrison

Chapter Sixteen: Smoking Mothers & Childhood Leukemia

  • Spirit Voices – Mandy

DDT & Corrupted Baby Installs

Generations Of Corrupted Installs

Chapter Seventeen: New Evidence Linking Smoking & Breast Cancer

  • Spirit Voices – Bill

Chapter Eighteen: Sweet Smokes & Shrinking Balls

  • Spirit Voices – Carson

Appendix One: Pesticides & Fungicides

  • Spirit Voices – Judi

Appendix Two: Testimonials To The American Spirit

Spirit Voices: People may not know the whole story, but they know the truth.

  • I can run longer
  • My only brand
  • I’d rather inhale just tobacco
  • Use some friggin logic PLEASE
  • Let’s see how they stack up in the carcinogen sweepstakes
  • I’m satisfied with just one
  • Start using some common sense
  • Yea to the people who care about themselves
  • At least they are just tobacco
  • One of these a day is good enough for me
  • I’m never going back
  • You WILL notice the difference
  • I love American Spirits
  • The savings are obvious
  • A huge difference in my body clock
  • It’s the delivery system that kills you
  • 4 days a pack
  • Can only be better
  • They definitely taste better
  • Spirits are smoother
  • 1 cigarette lasts as long as 2
  • I can’t tolerate the taste or odor of other brands
  • A step in the right direction
  • The executives should be shot
  • A few changes I can mention
  • Smoke more. Eat less.
  • It’s more of a choice now
  • I also can taste the chemicals applied to reconstituted sheet tobacco
  • Smoke several organic cigs a day
  • Grow your own. Seems like fun.
  • Smokes are smokes but I’d rather smoke the American Spirit
  • I love em
  • I do it for pleasure and taste is more important than anything else
  • If your going to do it, do it with spirits
  • No chemical reaction
  • Say what you want, I’m convinced
  • Certified by USDA
  • My mother passed away of lung cancer
  • Spirits are more like really, really awesome chocolate
  • I can run again
  • With Am Spirits I felt more in control
  • My cough went away
  • He never gets sick
  • Spirits are bomb
  • You wont be able to take more than three puffs
  • “American Spirit” they said
  • I like to smoke, because I like to smoke
  • Taste like ass-chips
  • All I can taste in the others is chemicals
  • Better blood circulation
  • I can definitely tell they’re better for you
  • Smokers are not dumb or ignorant people
  • When the gov’t steps in
  • A satisfied, healthy smoker
  • You could smell the chemicals being released from his body
  • Guess what? Nothing is SAFE.
  • The difference is astounding
  • Once in a while they taste and smell a little like sage
  • Doesn’t taste like battery acid. Doesn’t burn ur throat.
  • I believe in moderation
  • Rat poison being amongst my favorites
  • My lungs feel clean
  • Actually been saving money since I started smoking them
  • The native image is not offending to us New Mexicans
  • I don’t have that just finished smoking smell
  • It was amazing
  • I almost immediately dropped down to a half a pack a day
  • Sometimes I go a day or two without smoking and I’m good with that
  • American Spirits are just less unhealthy
  • If you love to smoke then smoke what you love
  • I think they’re wicked


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Ancestral DDT Exposure & Trans-generational Obesity

Hello! This blog post is now part of my newly published ebook “Smoke No Evil“.

There’s nothing wrong with smoking Tobacco.

It’s as safe as wine, beer, or cheeseburgers.

It’s the Tobacco Cartel’s products that sicken and kill.

“Smoking-related Death” has nothing to do with Tobacco.

Many people understand the truth, but don’t know the whole story.

Here it is.

Hi! Thanks for visiting. Just click here to request your free review copy of “Smoke No Evil”. After you read it, I hope that you’ll add your voice to those demanding investigation and accountability for the Tobacco Cartel. My hope is also that the knowledge in this book can be life-changing for smokers who are trapped in addiction to commercial Tobacco Cartel products, and life-affirming for those who already understand and smoke or vape only organic tobacco whenever possible.

Whether you smoke, vape, or chew tobacco this book destroys the myth that tobacco is going to harm you. Using data and hard evidence, this book proves that it’s not tobacco killing millions of smokers every year, and it never has been. You’ll see how the “science” used to prove that Tobacco is a killer is pure fraud and deception on the part of the Tobacco Cartel, and pure hypocrisy on the part of regulators and anti-tobacco propagandists.

Just click here and I’ll email you a link to a free Apple bookstore download of “Smoke No Evil” that you can read on any device.

My hope is that the knowledge here can be life-changing for smokers who are trapped in addiction to commercial Tobacco Cartel products.


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Sweet Cheap Poison At The Bodega

Hello! This blog post is now part of my newly published ebook “Smoke No Evil“.

There’s nothing wrong with smoking Tobacco.

It’s as safe as wine, beer, or cheeseburgers.

It’s the Tobacco Cartel’s products that sicken and kill.

“Smoking-related Death” has nothing to do with Tobacco.

Many people understand the truth, but don’t know the whole story.

Here it is.

 


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Prostate Cancer & Tobacco Pesticides: The Hidden Connection

Hello! This blog post is now part of my newly published ebook “Smoke No Evil“.

There’s nothing wrong with smoking Tobacco.

It’s as safe as wine, beer, or cheeseburgers.

It’s the Tobacco Cartel’s products that sicken and kill.

“Smoking-related Death” has nothing to do with Tobacco.

Many people understand the truth, but don’t know the whole story.

Here it is.

 


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Dude! That Shit’s Shrinking Your Balls!

Hello! This blog post is now part of my newly published ebook “Smoke No Evil“.

There’s nothing wrong with smoking Tobacco.

It’s as safe as wine, beer, or cheeseburgers.

It’s the Tobacco Cartel’s products that sicken and kill.

“Smoking-related Death” has nothing to do with Tobacco.

Many people understand the truth, but don’t know the whole story.

Here it is.

 


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Obesity & Obesogens: The Toxic Chemical Connection

Community Tobacco Control Partners Test Results 12/18

Toxicologists have just designated a new class of chemicals, aptly naming them Obesogens. With chronic exposure, or with exposure before birth at a critical development point, these chemicals initiate body processes that lead directly to childhood, teen and adult obesity and the range of related diseases.

Tobacco products are full of Obesogens, far more of them in far greater concentrations than in any other environmental or consumer product source. Yes Obesogenic chemicals are everywhere, and yes they are in every diet, but their presence as heavy contaminants of tobacco products is a unique kind of hidden health threat whose proportions are unseen.

The data above displays some of the pesticides we just  identified in our tests of tobacco brands popular with kids.  Our tests were the first ever of off-the-shelf tobacco brands for pesticide Obesogens. We’re especially concerned about the concentrations of some of the azole fungicides we found, in addition to the DDT.

Kids who smoke these tobacco products are being exposed to a pesticide cocktail with each inhalation, 50-100 times a day. This is a level that is unmatched by any other type of exposure to Obesogens or to any class of pesticides. None of the studies of obesogenic chemicals look at what happens to young people who are dosing themselves with a cocktail of these endocrine-disrupting chemicals every waking hour, but it’s pretty easy to see what researchers will find when they do the science.

Here’s some of what is already known.

“Obesogens disrupt the molecular mechanisms controlling the development and maintenance of adipose tissue. This disruption has the potential to produce larger and more numerous fat cells, which could in turn lead to obesity and related complications. Obesogens can also alter programing of metabolic set points, appetite, and satiety.” https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/full/10.1289/EHP2545

Consider the extreme concentration of DDT we found in the Swisher Sweets (in the data above). This brand is #1 in popularity among child and teen little cigar smokers in marginalized communities. Keeping the Swisher Sweet DDT concentration of 0.816 mg/kg in mind, check this out:

Cano-Sancho G, Salmon A G, LaMerrill M A. 2017. Association between exposure to p,p0-DDT  and its metabolite p,p0-DDE with obesity: integrated systematic review and meta-analysis. Environ Health Perspect 125(9)

Obesogenic chemicals trigger complex responses by human endocrine and immune systems. Pesticides that persist in body tissues like DDT and Carbendazim are particularly powerful Obesogens that operate 24/7, so even when a child is sleeping these Obesogens are at work deep in their tissues.

Pesticide researchers are hard-pressed to study the effects of a single pesticide thoroughly, and when it comes to the multiplying effects of combined pesticides they pretty much throw up their hands – although they do it sounding very scientific and technical. But whatever brand a child or teen is smoking, when you look at the dozens of Obesogenic pesticides that are being inhaled puff after puff as a toxic cocktail we can be sure that the potential for inflammatory obesity is multiplied.

The cheaper the tobacco product the more Obesogens it has. Notice the progression from American Spirit Blue cigarettes to Swisher Sweet little cigars in the data table above. In a new variation on an old story, the very communities where the cheapest tobacco products are marketed are communities of children and adults who are most genetically vulnerable to inhaled pesticides and their Obesogenic effects. Hispanic, African-American and Native American children and teens seem to be particularly susceptible to Obesogenic chemicals. These communities also have the highest rates of both smoking and obesity. I think we have the connection in Obesogenic pesticides.

Unfortunately all the research on inhaled pesticide exposure so far is either on exposure through diet or through environmental causes – accidental releases, agricultural drift, etc. Nobody has ever studied the health impact of inhaling a pesticide cocktail 50-100 times a day, but when it comes to dosing yourself with Obesogens that sounds like a pretty dramatic way to do it.

Janesick A S,Blumberg B. 2016. Obesogens: an emerging threat to public health. Am J Obstet Gynecol 214(5):559–565, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26829510

Heindel J J, Newbold R, Schug T T.2015. Endocrine disruptors and obesity. Nat Rev Endocrinol 11(11):653–661, PMID: 26391979, https://doi.org/10.1038/nrendo. 2015.163

My concern is that those fruity, sweet, cheap and heavily marketed “Little Cigars” that are especially appealing to Hispanic and African-American children and teens who smoke are the most heavily contaminated with obesogenic pesticides of any tobacco product category we’ve tested so far. Obesogenic pesticides in these cheap tobacco products being marketed to dietarily and genetically vulnerable youth may account for some of the increased incidence of obesity among children and young people in these communities.

Of course, it isn’t just pesticides in cheap tobacco products making poor marginalized people obese – there are obesogenic chemicals in everything that people incarcerated in marginalized communities have available to eat and drink, and in virtually everything in their toxic environment. It’s just that tobacco products are the most concentrated source of the worst possible kinds of pesticides all blended together into a toxic cocktail that you inhale rather than drink, and that as one of its main side-effects makes smokers obese.

Eskenazi B, Chevrier J, Rosas L G, Anderson H A, Bornman M S, Bouwman H, et al. 2009. The Pine River statement: human health consequences  of DDT use. Environ Health Perspect 117(9):1359–1367, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2737010/

The big difference between tobacco products as an Obesogenic chemical source and all other sources is that illegal obesogenic pesticides in cheap tobacco products are 100% preventable as a contributing factor to childhood obesity.

Black and Brown kids are forced by economics and corporate marketing to choose only from among the lowest quality, most contaminated, most “Obesogenic” tobacco products. That’s all you find for sale in marginalized communities. 

Kids are being subjected to these hidden, unregulated obesogenic chemicals for just one reason – they mean higher profits for the tobacco manufacturer. Tobacco companies take the cheapest possible tobacco trash swept up off the dirt floors of their factories in Third-World countries and ship it to the US by the freighter-load to make into those sweet, fruity little treats that teens love to smoke. (What happens to the actual tobacco leaf is another long story.)

More importantly, the obesogens in tobacco products are inhaled, not eaten. This is absolutely critical. All the research on the toxicity of pesticides shows much higher toxicity for the most hazardous chemicals when inhalation is the route of exposure, even though there is no research on what happens when pesticides are inhaled regularly every day, every waking hour.

Roots Of The Atrocity

Tobacco has always been an extremely profitable crop, but a very tough crop to farm. The problem is that bugs love tobacco more than just about any other plant. Tobacco is so high in every kind of sugar and high-quality protein that every bug, animal and worm in nature is irresistibly drawn to munch on those extremely tasty, extremely valuable tobacco leaves. So, for centuries growing tobacco meant prodigious hand labor in the tobacco fields day and night by black and brown people, with great wealth accruing of course to White people who used that wealth as the basis for early American economic development, and for hundreds of years Tobacco steadily built the foundation of American wealth along with cotton, sugar and alcohol of course.

But all that tobacco wealth, with all the power that it conveyed, wasn’t a real industry until agricultural chemicals came along, and then when they did tobacco was one of the earliest and strongest adopters of pesticides. That was because they saw immediately that $100 worth of chemicals could increase profits $500 an acre because of the extra tobacco not eaten by bugs, and $10,000+ for the manufactured products from that extra tobacco. So really, from the tobacco companies’ point of view, using those chemicals was and still is largely a business decision. If smokers die early well, that’s why they advertise so heavily to kids. The industry actually uses the term “Replacement Smokers”.

With the chemical revolution came highly effective Organochlorine pesticides that sprang directly from WWII Nazi poison gas experiments, and virtually overnight the tobacco companies switched from human labor in America to ever-diversifying chemical “crop protection agents” in the Third World that let them grow tobacco at a fraction of the cost of human labor, increasing their already insane profits even more. The difference in profit between growing tobacco using hand labor and using chemicals is what has made the tobacco industry rich beyond imagination since 1950, and they’ve used that wealth to make sure that no government gets in the way of their use of those extremely profitable chemicals.

As a result, chemical contaminants that are totally banned on any other consumable product are not regulated at all on tobacco, and the tobacco industry is continually coming up with new exotic chemicals to use on their fields of GM tobacco and all those chemicals are winding up in the lungs of poor smokers and vapers.

Those little cigars that are being marketed so successfully to young Latino and Black kids are loaded with the residues of the chemicals used to control bugs on the tobacco because they are made with the waste from higher quality tobacco products made for sale in wealthier communities. Tobacco leaf, which is relatively less contaminated then the trashy parts of the plant, goes into the expensive cigarettes. Again, check the data at the top of the post and ask yourself – which gets sold at the suburban mini-mart and which gets sold at the bodega?

White smokers get to choose the cleaner, higher quality tobacco leaf if they’re informed enough to do so while Black and Latino smokers get little cigars made with the trash swept up off the tobacco factory floor and don’t have any choice except other equally contaminated cheap shit.

Here’s why the trashy parts are the most contaminated parts of the plant. The tobacco industry pays huge bucks to its scientists to design chemicals that will kill the bugs on the tobacco leaves and then trans-locate into the stems, stalks and roots of the plant so that they don’t affect the flavor of that precious tobacco leaf that’s going into the premium smokes. The contaminated trash parts of the tobacco plant – after the leaf is removed – is what goes into making all those cheap, fruity smokes that poor Black & Latino kids are being trained to love.

So that’s it. Poor young Black and Latino people who fall for the tobacco companies’ propaganda are being sickened, poisoned and made morbidly obese all simply because the tobacco companies can make more money using chemicals that happen to be Obesogenic, and carcinogenic, and teratogenic, and just plain xenobiotic on their crops that they don’t have to account for when they are selling their trash to kids in poor communities around the world.

It doesn’t really matter to the tobacco companies if their smokers get sick and obese and diabetic and have cancer and die young as long as they (1) keep smoking and (2) create at least a couple of replacement smokers before they die. It’s all just a numbers game to them.

But as for us? All it will take to answer this arrogance with finality is for one communities to act to investigate their local tobacco product supply. Then if they find it contaminated, and especially if some of that contamination is from banned substance like DDT, they can then pass local ordinances that impose reasonable pesticide residue standards on tobacco products being sold in their community. 

If a child struggling with obesity has a smoking mother, both mother and child should be tested for Obesogenic pesticide poisoning which if found could lead to treatment. Anyone struggling with obesity who smokes, especially little cigars, should get their blood tested for Obesogenic pesticides. As long as the body is carrying a burden of Obesogenic chemicals, especially if they’re being constantly replenished by smoking or breathing second-hand smoke, no amount of dieting, pharmaceuticals or surgery will help.

I believe that those states where Cannabis is legal and where pesticide residue standards have already been put in place with lots of careful consideration will be the first where communities will insist on these reasonable standards. Our federal and state agencies and legislators have largely been compromised by tobacco industry stealth tactics over the past 50 years of carefully tended regulatory loopholes, exemptions and curious omissions. Local community officials have not been so compromised because the tobacco industry likes to work from the top down – they think of themselves as too wealthy and powerful to be accountable.

They just haven’t met the right Justice of The Peace or Magistrate yet who has a dear niece who can’t stop smoking Swisher Sweets and who is obese, diabetic, and has one child with leukemia and another with ADHD. Show the judge that list of Obesogenic and Xenobiotic pesticides in what his niece has been smoking and ask him if he’s OK with that.


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Tobacco Pesticides & Childhood Leukemia

Hello! This blog post is now part of my newly published ebook “Smoke No Evil“.

There’s nothing wrong with smoking Tobacco.

It’s as safe as wine, beer, or cheeseburgers.

It’s the Tobacco Cartel’s products that sicken and kill.

“Smoking-related Death” has nothing to do with Tobacco.

Many people understand the truth, but don’t know the whole story.

Here it is.