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originally posted by: thebtheb
The anti smoking thing has always appeared to me to be mostly a scapegoat. Here in Toronto, you can't smoke within 20 feet of a building. Meanwhile FIVE feet away are cars driving by in the thousands each day. Guess which actually has more carcinogens? Cigarette smoke or car exhaust? Yep, car exhaust. In fact, I'd rather be stuck in a closed garage with a bunch of smokers than one running car. If people were REALLY concerned about their health....
originally posted by: ketsuko
originally posted by: douglas5
In the U.K you can get FREE help to stop smoking with patches / or tablets and a health Adviser to give support .
And Obese folk can get Gastric bands fitted
so no excuse for being a fatty that smells like a ashtray
Except it's not free. Everyone is taxed through the nose to pay for it. So if you aren't a obese and never smoked a day in your life? Guess what? You still get taxed as if you do.