The Problem With Smoking and the Addiction Model

The Problem With Smoking and the Addiction Model

Addiction is not a disease. Thankfully, we are hearing more and more that the current, yet troubling model of addiction is not holding up to the latest neuroscience discoveries. Forty years ago, the disease model was becoming more widely accepted…

Nicotine Addiction: A Meme to be questioned

The Truth About Nicotine and Smoking Andrew Rader, LAc, MS Here are  some things  to consider that may shake your belief  in the widely held meme that nicotine is addictive. 1. When  you look at truly addictive substances such as…

Electronic Cigarettes are A Sham

Big tobacco wants you to buy electronic cigarettes. Don’t be fooled by the hype. E cigarettes are unregulated, with unknown toxins and questionable science behind the assertion that they help people quit smoking.