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The NEJM writers offer a reasonable health rationale for eliminating cigarettes from the U.S. Military. If Congress approves this move, then the service branches should permit the use of snus and electronic cigarettes by smoking recruits who want to serve their country.
The department of Veterans Affairs is in the news over a serious scandal. But the focus on VA hospitals obscures a separate but massive problem in the VA’s disability-benefits system, whose function should be to treat and rehabilitate veterans to enhance their ability to work.
Almost all states have laws that either require or permit mental health professionals to disclose information about patients who may become violent. But that duty to warn and protect needs to be broadened.