A Feminist Doctor who was the head of the local women's suffrage organization in 1921, declared that smoking prevented disease in women, that nicotine was key to female empowerment, and that there was a evil male conspiracy to prevent women from having these benefits.
The headline of the article is hilariously wicked
And here's another interesting part of the article where she claims that men are fear-mongering about women smoking too much for no reason. Women were too busy to ever possibly smoke so much that it harmed their health. Those silly men!
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