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    Cigarette and alcohol: A contrast is advertisement

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    Do you think most of tobacco's problems stem from the fact that they denied that there were serious health issues associated with the consumption of cigarettes for so long--and even funded bogus studies which supported these false claims?

    Alcohol, for example, can cause liver damage if consumed excessively, but why are they not required to display images of damaged livers on their labels?

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    The reason is that alcohol, unlike cigarettes, has some beneficial effects to human health.
    Researchers found out that moderate consumption of alcohol reduces cholesterol level in humans. According to Lee-Frye (2008) "alcohol increases HDL (high-density lipoprotein), the so-called 'good cholesterol'".

    That is why you will see in all alcohol-based products a message that only says "Drink Moderately".

    Here's the key: Alcohol, specifically, red wine "decreases the harmful effect of smoking on the endothelium - layer ...

    Solution Summary

    Society and government frowns at cigarette ads that alcohol ads are examined. Whether tobacco problems stem from the fact that they denied that there were serious problems associated with the consumption of cigarettes for so long.

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