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Taylor Dwyer, 21, also an Army X-ray technician, said smoking is a "way for us to come down after the work day. It's not like a regular work day. It's a lot more stressful, especially for people who are in combat jobs."
Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii, countered those arguments in a blog post, saying "If someone is young enough to fight for their country, they should be free from addiction to a deadly drug."
I`ve been smoking for 40 years and personally I think they should make it illegal for everyone but since it is legal it should be legal for all adults 18 and older.
to do it.
"If someone is young enough to fight for their country, they should be free from addiction to a deadly drug."
originally posted by: projectvxn
The military doesn't "support" the law. They are generally required to follow state and federal law like everyone else.
The U.S. Army, the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps have each announced their support of Hawaii's new law. Some have criticized the military for this, arguing that a person old enough to die for their country should be able to decide for themselves whether to smoke.