Robert N. Proctor http://kwgs.org en "Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition" http://kwgs.org/post/origins-cigarette-catastrophe-and-case-abolition <p>How many cigarettes are sold each year, worldwide? Believe it or not, six trillion. Our guest, who calls the cigarette &quot;the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization,&quot; was the first-ever historian, several years ago, to testify in court against Big Tobacco. On this installment of our show, we speak by phone with Robert N. Proctor, Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:21:35 +0000 Rich Fisher 22630 at http://kwgs.org "Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition"