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Originally posted by Reprobation
Why not just categorically ban smoking?
Originally posted by sara123123
reply to post by HoldTheBeans
The nanny staters are going to get ugly with Americans for the sake of extra revenue. Watch it grow. Witch hunt coming.
Originally posted by vox2442
what's the legal driving age in kentucky?
When they passed this law in Ontario, Canada there were a couple of stories about 16 and 17 year olds being ticketed for smoking in the car with their friends who were under 16....
Originally posted by NonKonphormist
I agree, there are too many pointless laws imo.
But, if people were more responsable, TPTB wouldn't have the ammo to bring these new laws in.
If people want to smoke, go for it, I respect you choice, but it should be a two way respect, smokers should respect those that choose not to smoke, that should extend to their children.
Originally posted by HoldTheBeans
reply to post by sara123123
Completely agree sarah. This law is only a way to generate more revenue for the state who are all broke now. Sure they add in the feel good ramifications of saving the children. Always "for the children". Raise sales tax cause the poor "children" need better schools. On and on.
Does anybody think somebody who smokes in their cars around kids isn't smoking around their kids at home? Do they just stop when they walk in the door? Lets get real. Of course they are.
Originally posted by 23refugee
It's my guess that this is actually a way to make it easier for police to pull over drivers.
He can say he thought he saw you smoking and wanted to see if there were kids in the car.
Even if they don't fine for smoking, they've legally opened the door to search for any potential offense.
Smoking cigarettes will be all the probable cause needed.
I was with the on the fence guy but after reading that sentence above, wow, what a load of twaddle. Jesus...