If you are reading this article, it is a fair bet that you are a non-smoker.
Why? Because most New Zealand adults are now non-smokers thanks to concerted public educations programmes about the risks of smoking, including the much greater risk of lung cancer in people who smoke cigarettes.
(As anyone knows who has had a friend or family member develop lung cancer, it’s a cruel disease which is often fatal.)
However, most people don’t know this.
The mobile phone industry has about as much interest in telling people about the risks of brain (and other cancers) associated with cellular phone use as the tobacco companies had in being frank about the health risks of smoking.