New York Times article by Tara Parker-Pope

For centuries women have been told not to smoke. Today, it’s with good reason — smoking is killing women in record numbers.

But historically, the message that women shouldn’t smoke was mired in gender politics, as chronicled in a fascinating column in The Wall Street Journal. The column, Deja Vu, written by Cynthia Crossen, takes a colorful look back at early anti-smoking efforts aimed at women.

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