Is cigarette smoking an addiction or a choice? Does society or the government have the right to decide who may smoke and where? Are there such things as "smoker's rights"? Unique and timely, this collection is the very best work on the subject from the leading experts in public policy, health, economics, law, sociology, psychology, and history, seeking answers to questions that divide the nation.
Included are essays by George J. Annas, Gary S. Becker, Peter L. Berger, Richard Daynard, Antony Flew, Peter D. Jacobson, Stanton Glantz, Robert E. Goodin, Joseph R. Gusfield, Stephen J. Heishman, Graham E. Kelder, David A. Kessler, Mark Edward Lender, Stephen C. Littlechild, Rajendra Persaud, Robert N. Procter, David Ryder, Robert J. Samuelson, John Slade, Edward L. Sweda Jr., Robert W. Tollison, Richard E. Wagner, Lee S. Weinberg, Walter Williams, and Richard Vatz, among others.