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anti-tobacco literature was also reappearing, having recovered somewhat from the repeal of Prohibition in the early 1930s. (Many anti-alcohol activists had also opposed tobacco use, whence the battle cry aer the passage of the volstead Act in 1919: “Nicotine next!”) Charles L. van Noppen’s Death in Cellophane appeared in 1937, reporting evidence of smokers shortening their lives by “seven or more years” on average, with a total loss to the nation of “more than 100,000 deaths an- nually.” van Noppen also compiled anti-tobacco utterances such as that by Hud- son Maxim