Smoking killed Princess Leia

Stuart Kriesman, a Canadian physican, recently published an excellent column making the case that Carrie Fisher's smoking contributed to her early heart attack death.  (Most people don't know that smoking causes heart attacks.) 

He ends with, "Most importantly, recruit Hollywood’s help and take control of smoking’s image — show that it truly is not cool, but instead, a never-ending beauty-and-health-destroying, poverty-inducing, pathophysiological battle against nicotine withdrawal that mostly traps society’s weakest (and least enviable) members.

"Maybe Princess Leia can help us defeat true organized evil after all."

Read his full article here.