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Originally posted by DYepes
to those who smoke here, what exactly do you enjoy about the cigarettes you smoke? Seriously, because as far as i know, the only reason you believe it "relaxes you" is because your body goes into nicotine withdrawal in thirty minutes after a cig and your body desires more.
EVERYONE HERE WHO SMOKES CIGS, tell the community, if you can remember it, how you felt the very first time you ever had a cigarette. Did you end up coughing, become light-headed? Was it a pleasant experience? I mean the very very very first cigarette you ever smoked in your life. Even if you did not like it (which was no doubt the case in almost every single instance), your body suffered withdrawl after thirty minutes. You do not smoke because you actually want to, you all smoke because the Tobacco companies figured out how to force your body to keep money in their pockets
if you honestly believe you are content and just fine smoking, at least please consider the consequences of your choices and how they affect the planet as a whole.
Cigarette butts and cigarette packets cause litter. Smokers in the U.K. throw away about 20 million cigarette packets and about 300 million butts every day (which is a huge amount!). Many of these end up adding litter to the streets, dirtying floors and damaging furniture.
Smoking is linked to accidental damage and loss of life through fire. Tobacco contains additives to keep the cigarette alight - this increases the risk of fire.
Some fires are started by small children playing with matches or lighters which have been left around by smokers.
Throwing away a lighted cigarette or match near a forest can be very dangerous. A forest fire destroys everything in its path. Because young trees are destroyed along with older trees the damage is long-lasting and expensive.
whats even worse is they are paying, for the their own slow death.
For anyone that smokes, what made you start smoking?
Originally posted by PisTonZOR
40 years ago not many knew the risks of smO'king and it was 'cool' to do it.
Originally posted by Hermann
The issue of smoking is always going to be a heated debate. Nobody is willing to give any ground. Smokers believe it's their right to smoke and of course non smokers will never agree. I used to be a smoker for about 30 years, on about 20 a day, probably double when I went out drinking and I enjoyed every minute of smoking ( all 250000 or so cigarettes) I didn't give a damn about non smokers and smoked where I liked. I gave up about 6 years ago and it was the best thing I ever did, no more hacking cough in the morning, not be able to breathe properly and no more stinking. Now I can't stand to be near smokers. I realise how selfish I have been in the past with my polluting the air around me. But I must say let the smokers do their thing, just keep them away from me.
Originally posted by selfless
Sure it's your right to kill your self but it's not your right to drag down people with you, if you want to kill your self go do it by your self in a corner.
it's our right to not stand for your second hand smoke crap.