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There are organizations and individuals who have such disclaimers and policies to simply protect themselves legally. We have these policies though because we believe they are right for every individual reading here. We do all we can to make sure that any information or concepts picked up here at Freedom do not pose any medical risk to our readers.When it comes to the treatment or management of any medical condition we believe that it is best for every person to deal with a qualified medical professional in their real world. The materials and concepts that we cover only gives information making it clear how people can improve their health and likely extend the productive years of their lives by simply making and sticking to a personal commitment to never take another puff.Joel