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Originally posted by grover
I don't want to see it made illegal... it wouldn't work any better than the war on drugs or prohibition but I wouldn't mind seeing it stopped being produced commerically... if you wanted to smoke you'd have to grow your own.
Nicotine is nasty crap... it's a deadly poison literally and is used in insecticides and is suspected in the decline of bees. It poisons the soil its grown in or sprayed on... I could go on but I am not.
Originally posted by Shadow_Lord
We are not being taxed without representation. Every state has a voice in the government. Every county has a voice in the state. If those people are not speaking for the general public, it is that person failing to do their job (seems common...).
Originally posted by jackieps1975
reply to post by larphillips
Please tell me I'm not the only one that is really damn sick of hearing about "the children". Guess what folks! If you can't take care of a child, DON'T HAVE ANY! I am a responsible, employed, married woman who does not have children (prefer dogs, thanks and it really burns me that my cigarettes are going to be taxed yet again, this time in a ruse to help the children (of which I want no part). Don't get me wrong, I do not encourage smoking and I'm well aware of the health implications so kindly spare me the rhetoric. It would be really be nice if they could rape tax something else for a change.........HOW ABOUT TAXING THE HELL OUT OF TOFU OR SOMETHING FFS!
Originally posted by chise61
Since when is it your responsibility, or right to question what people do with their money? You're definition of being poor is just that, you're definition.
In case you haven't noticed the rest of the nation doesn't have to foot the bill, as we do NOT have universal health care in this country. Nobody has to foot the bill for smokers health care except for smokers, if the need arises they can foot the bill with the enormous amount of taxes that smokers pay.
Why should smokers have to foot the bill for the healthcare of OTHER people's children? You believe that "the nation" shouldn't have to pay for smokers healthcare (which i agree with), but you think it's fine to fine to force smokers to pay for healthcare for children that are not theirs, what hypocracy
Originally posted by Shadowflux
reply to post by johnsky
Thanks for the info, my brother doesn't have a computer so he is a bit of a slave to propaganda from time to time. As much as I like smoking I suppose I would be willing to give the e-cigs a shot as long as they're not more expensive than regular cigs.
From what I've heard the e-cig is basically a small vaporizer, does this mean that one could put.....well...things other than nicotine in them?
Do these light up when you drag on them like the Japanese ones do?