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this is a funny statment b/c i recently read a article of a lady smoked sence she was 17 she is curently over 100 and just quit one day b/c she couldent light her own cigs. its simple psycology if you are told its higly adictive you will beleve it. why do some feel withdrawl and others dont.
if she was highly adicted she would have shurly died from that.
why in the hell would they go along with advertising that there product is adictive???
while it is true they do make them say what it does why dont they do it with any other product like beer that ppl have been known to get adicted to.
if a company says there product is so higly adictive dont you think that has some impact on peoples mind maby alot more than what we all think. why would any company advertise agianst its products?
3. the same company that makes the cigs. makes the verry expencive products to help you try to quit! they win eather way it a excelent plan think about it! and a intrestign side note why is the quiting aids 50% (almost exactly) efective to help people quit strang number for this type of thing.
while i dont think there AS dangerous and adictive there obvously psychologly adictive if you let them. and are far from safe i lost my grandfather to smokeing but i think the truth is better than to deny they might not be as bad as we have been led to beleve
Originally posted by joepits
The part about addictiveness is interesting. I just had a thought just now that all of those "Truth" commercials and other anti-smoking commercials. I think they only increase smoking and keep smokers smoking. Because its just more to remind them of smoking and makes them want to light up again.
1977: 45 per cent
1998: 38 per cent
Smoked but quit
1977: 15 per cent
1998: 34 per cent
1977: 45 per cent of males, 35 per cent of females
1998: 29 per cent of males, 27 per cent of females
im shure you do but what channels CNN SCI-FI NBC the american channels?
never said i did but your mind is closed to this topic nothing i can do will change it. or did you come in to this thred with a open mind?
According to U.S. Surgeon General C. Everette
Koop (on national television, 1990) radioactivity, not tar,
accounts for at least 90% of all smoking related lung cancer.
Tobacco crops grown in the United States are fertilized by law
with phosphates rich in radium 226. In addition, many soils have
a natural radium 226 content. Radium 226 breaks down into two long
lived 'daughter' elements -- lead 210 and polonium 210. These
radioactive particles become airborne, and attach themselves to the
fine hairs on tobacco leaves.
Studies have shown that lead 210 and polonium 210 deposits
accumulate in the bodies of people exposed to cigarette smoke.
Data collected in the late 1970's shows that smokers have three
times as much of these elements in their lower lungs as non
smokers. Smokers also show a greater accumulation of lead 210 and
polonium 210 in their skeletons,though no studies have been
conducted to link these deposits with bone cancer. Polonium 210 is
the only component of cigarette smoke which has produced tumors by
itself in inhalation experiments with animals...
Originally posted by engenerQ
shadow thx for the post, it is so intresting that you didnt have craveings till you saw others preforming an act. so is it the act or the stuff in it that is more adicting