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I pay horrendous taxes every year to have those cleaned up!
I would have a lot more respect if you voted not to accept tax dollars from tobacco or smokers
on the grounds that it is, afterall, blood money!
I don't think so ANTI
After the second world war, when 70 % of all men smoked and about 35 % of woman, the baby boomers were born.
The boomers were and are the longest lived and healthiest generation the world has ever seen.
BUT SO DID THE FOLLOWING GENERATIONS - and it is the following generation that ended up with asthma and allergies as well as increased rates of autism.
And if you can't tell the difference between the effect of several logs burning in a fireplace as compared to the burning of 19 grams of dried leaves...
originally posted by: TiredofControlFreaks
(ps - how come the chimney doesn't work to remove the smoke generated by 19 grams of dried leaves but can remove the smoke of 5 or 6 pounds of burning wood)
Tired of Control Freaks
I'm a smoker, a heavy smoker at that. I have been smoking for almost 30 years now, and I am so addicted its unreal. I have no one else but myself to blame seriously, because I started smoking as a kid because I read they stunted your growth and I was so tall I didn't want to get any taller... lol
I was talking to someone else who was a years long marlboro smoker, and we both noted that it is specifically marlboro (or moreso than anything else) that we were addicted to. We can change brands for a bit, but whenever we do getting a marlboro after a while without was like relief of the addiction in a way other cigarettes weren't.
This Friday I'll be getting on the e cigarettes to see how that goes for me - because quite frankly, the way I feel after smoking for this long... it's ALL bad!
Cigarette smoking has been shown to increase serum hemoglobin and hematocrit levels, increase lung volume and stimulate weight loss — characteristics all known to enhance performance in endurance sports. This paper will discuss the potential benefits of cigarette smoking to endurance performance and make recommendations as to how individuals and national bodies could effectively integrate this practice into high-performance training programs.
ANTI - is the name I give to puritans, who believe that they have the god given right to impose themselves on other people. I will call you Anti.
No the men at Okinawa were rightly called the "greatest generation" - these are the men who fought in the war - while smoking tobacco I might add.
Those men who smoked - who should have been infertile and impotent from smoking - were the ones who came home from the war and managed to give birth to the baby boomers along with their smoking, infertile wives.
You have not given any proof what so ever that environmental issues caused the increase in asthma, allergies and autism.
I have smoked many many logs - its called "sitting around a camp fire"
And you still can't tell the difference between burning a log and burning 19 grams of dried leaves?