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Originally posted by stanguilles7
Looks like these shops are misusing a loophole meant for pipe tobacco. This new law will correct that loophole. So?
The new federal law makes it harder for stores with roll-your-own cigarette machines to classify the tobacco they sell as pipe tobacco –- which is taxed at a lower rate than cigarette tobacco.
Want to smoke tobacco without paying taxes? Grow and cure your own. Problem, solution.
Originally posted by Honor93
to those using e-cigs, are you aware of their toxicity ?
i tried them, no thanks, then i came across stories like this one ...
WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- Testing of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes, has shown that they contain cancer-causing chemicals and other toxins, including a compound used in antifreeze, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
A blaze on June 20 in New Mexico has been blamed on an electronic cigarette. According to local news sources in the Albuquerque area, a government employee on the lookout for fires dropped an electronic cigarette while ducking under a tree limb. That e-cig sparked a fire that the employee could not put out before it got out of hand. The fire burned more than 350 acres. Authorities have already qualified the fire as accidental and stated they won’t be billing the individual for the incident.
Originally posted by jiggerj
Originally posted by Saphira
I'm solving my cigarette problem with an E-smoke. E-smokes vaporize liquid nicotine, so there is no combustion of paper, nor any smoke to inhale. It's simply vapour.
Big-pharma doesn't get my money anymore, nor do the tobacco companies. A "carton" of E-liquid runs me about $22, which is way cheaper than the $80 I was spending before. I no longer have a smokers cough, I don't smell like tobacco, and I can smoke my E-smoke anywhere!
I use one but only to get me through the last hour of work. I know it sounds absurd but the hit from e-cigs is harsher on the throat than regular smokes.
i am understanding, both sides even and perhaps it's an argument worthy of the USSC at this point, as this is about individual rights, nothing more.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
reply to post by Honor93
oh my God. I can't say the same thing to you in any other ways. You just aren't understanding.
Perhaps you should just take it to the Supreme Court.edit on 10-7-2012 by bigfatfurrytexan because: (no reason given)