David Kessler's "A Question of Intent"
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In this paper the author summarizes and reviews David Kessler's "A question of Intent." Kessler's drive to bring tobacco products under the supervision of the FDA makes up a major part of his book. The role of the FDA in the US is described. The author compares Kessler's book to watching a movie--the story is gripping and compelling.
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David Kessler's "A Question of Intent" (2007, April 18) Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/david-kessler-a-question-of-intent-94015/
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