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FDA Largely to Blame for Physicians’ Misperceptions on Nicotine

Back in 2020, an academic paper suggested that over 80% of US physicians mistakenly thought that nicotine was a carcinogen. The implication of this finding was that perhaps physicians considered vaping (and even nicotine replacement therapy) almost as dangerous as smoking. But physicians are busy people, and I wondered if some, maybe most, might have misunderstood the question in the survey and assumed the researchers were asking about smoking.

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