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Originally posted by yourmaker
it's funny how you would smoke cigarettes for stress relief and not the other less harmful ILLEGAL substance.
but I would believe that is by design as well since the ILLEGAL substance helps you in questioning things that don't make sense as well
In 1965, 49 per cent of Canadians over the age of 15 smoked.
The latest Statistics Canada figures show smoking rates are fairly stable. In 2010, 20.8 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and over — about six million people — were smokers
An estimated 45.3 million people, or 19.3% of all adults (aged 18 years or older), in the United States smoke cigarettes. Cigarette smoking is more common among men (21.5%) than women (17.3%).
Originally posted by KnawLick
There is truth in this. Honestly I smoke to speed up the process here on earth...
Originally posted by wishful1gnorance
reply to post by snowspirit
I wonder if that's because a bunch of people just died... (I don't know, just throwing that out there). The younger generation is better about it, but the companies are still recruiting. I wonder why we haven't mandated marking cigarettes packs as lethal poison if Americans are so conscious about it. We creates rules for everything else.
Originally posted by bjrichardson
reply to post by wishful1gnorance
I think too much is being read into this. I think it was just a way to be nice to the troops. If you were away from your main compound you may not have had access to a "store" to purchase your smokes. Remember almost everyone smoked back then, Or, used the cigs as "trading" material. BTW even as late as Vietnam we got cigarettes in our rations, little packs of 3 smokes.
I quit six years ago and I must admit, in times of stress I REALLY want a smoke. So far, I've been good.