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Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost millions to produce.
Four of the five largest U.S. tobacco companies sued the federal government Tuesday, saying the warnings violate their free speech rights.
"Never before in the United States have producers of a lawful product been required to use their own pa
Originally posted by Kitilani
The people the keep comparing it to car exhaust and crappy food really need to tell me what positive things come from cigarette smoking that would put those even remotely on the same level.
Originally posted by demonseed
we should put fat people dying of a heart attack on every big mac wrapper.
Dont forget, everytime you buy a car you should put pictures of pollution and people dying in car crashes.
Every bottle of alcohol should have someone dying of alcohol poisoning and/or dying in a car crash.
Where do we draw the line?
Originally posted by againuntodust
Fine take away the pictures, but force them to put all 4000+ chemicals on the label instead... if they fit.
Originally posted by Jomina
The calming few minutes it takes me to smoke a cigarette gives time for me to cool down to keep from killing all the people around that want to run my life for me. How's that one for a good example?
Or, gives them time to walk away before they get hurt, at the very least. Or lets them get away because I can't breathe straight enough to run after em
Seriously, though. People know the risks. It's not their life, especially for those smokers that are considerate enought o not do it around other people. And, quite frankly, I'd rather smell the smoke on someone than the stink and sweat of some morbidly obese person sucking down their 10th Big Mac and Diet Coke.
Oh, but that's unfair, right?