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Originally posted by DB340
Having sex with young children satisfies paedophiles, they enjoy it very much it would seem, but it's not an acceptable thing to do, is it! Sex is a normal bodily function, as are sexual urges - but it's quite rightly not acceptable!
Certain things require certain non-freedoms. Smoking your smelly, unhealthy fags in the presence of those who, more correctly, do not smoke, is one such non-freedom and that is why you smoke outside or in segregated areas.
I have no problem with the backlash. Minds of similar opinion will always flokck together (such as all here, who clearly smoke), and those who speak out against the grain will always take flank, even if it's complete rubbish flank - such as 'health benefits' of smoking.
As I said, I'd happily 'smoke'/'inhale' a vanilla-smelling, victamin-C-fueled joint from an olive plant - that would be nice! But I wouldn't smoke a chemical-laden-producing cigarette which tells me itself that it will kill me if I continue!
You guys kill me!
Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases, such as emphysema and bronchitis, and heart disease.
Cigarette smoking causes an estimated 443,000 deaths each year, including approximately 49,400 deaths due to exposure to secondhand smoke.[2,3]
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States, and 90 percent of lung cancer deaths among men and approximately 80 percent of lung cancer deaths among women are due to smoking.[4,5]
Smoking causes many other types of cancer, including cancers of the throat, mouth, nasal cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix, and acute myeloid leukemia.
People who smoke are up to six times more likely to suffer a heart attack than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked. Smoking also causes most cases of chronic obstructive lung disease.
In 2009, approximately 20.6 percent of U.S. adults were cigarette smokers.
Nearly 20 percent of high school students smoke cigarettes.
An estimated 9 percent of high school students use smokeless tobacco.
Originally posted by TheCommentator
reply to post by DB340
My question is why after decades of fighting between smokers and non smokers no one has thought it was a good idea to JUST BAN THE CHEMICALS!!!!!
I don’t think many people would have a problem with smoking if there were no chemicals, it would reduce the danger 100 fold.
You're all a disgrace. Smoke something healthy with no chemicals and I'll probably join you! I love smelling certain drinks and that's cool - but such dangerous, unhealthy chemicals? If not in the inhalation, then in the passive - harming others and not yourself????? You selfish bunch of hypocrits.