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Originally posted by ~Lucidity
They like to allow us an illusion of control.
Not everyone is aware, so they continue on as normal.
And, yes, the money thing. Though once I started a topic asking a similar question. And I wondered what they were going to do with all this money once we were all gone. I imagined it would be rather worthless. I don't remember what the answers were.
Good points though.
Quitting smoking and diabetes risk
“People who give up smoking are prone to developing diabetes because they gain weight,” The Times reported. It said a study has found that quitters are twice as likely as smokers, and 70% more likely than non-smokers, to have type 2 diabetes.
This study found that smokers and recent quitters had a greater risk of diabetes compared to those who had never smoked, but that three years after quitting this risk had reduced. The suggestion that this is because quitters are more likely to gain weight is logical, but it cannot be proven by this cohort study.
Combining all studies shows an overall increased risk of oral cancer of 80% for STP users. The overall increased risk for cancer of the oesophagus was 60% and for pancreatic cancer also 60% for STP users. Results on lung cancer have been inconsistent with northern European studies suggesting no excess risk, yet USA based studies showing an increased risk of 80% for STP users. Relative cancer burdens also vary extensively between countries. In India and Sudan more than 50% of oral cancers are attributable to STPs used in those countries, while this proportion in the USA is 4%. In Sweden 20% of oesophageal and pancreatic cancers are attributable to STPs.
The authors also reviewed the data from one study on changing cancer risk for men switching from cigarette smoking to use of spit tobacco (switchers), with men who quit using tobacco entirely (quitters). Switchers had around a two-and-a-half times increased mortality risk from oral cavity and pharynx cancers than quitters. Compared with quitters the relative risk of lung cancer was increased by 50% for switchers to chew only, 90% for snuff only and 100% for chew and snuff combined. Compared with men who never used any tobacco product the relative risk of lung cancer was nearly four times higher for quitters and over five-and-a-half times higher for switchers.
Originally posted by Full_Vision
reply to post by okbmd
good thread and many good points..
i've thought of the governments anti smoking drama and their bs 'drug war' often, and with the depopulation theory it is curious.
With the illegal drugs being used, the problem with many drugs is that they open up ones mind and perception astoundingly, and can allow one to see through the 'veil' so to say. TPTB certainly wouldnt want that. And on the other side of that there is money..lots and lots of money in the governments bringing these illegal drugs over the boarders to distribute (and i mean distributing to the streets, not opiates for medical purpose for example)! they sell the drugs, then their false justice system supports itself by arresting those who take the bait. Thats a basic run down, but the cigarette one i am not so sure of.. not long back someone raised the possibility that smokers are actually becomming immune to chemicals in chemtrails, pollutants spread on crops, and sprayed in the air..kind of like the theory of old where kings and other high ups took small doses of poison to make themselves immune to the poison in case someone attempted to assasinate them..
it worked for that.. (what does not kill us makes us stronger kind of thing)
but this is all assuming they are trying to kill us off, otherwise they are just seriously concerned for the little peoples health.. but i cant say that theory works for me. Not saying they are absolutely attempting a depopulation plan, though Fema train videos make my blood run cold- but i cant believe they care at all, either.