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Originally posted by GAOTU789
reply to post by boncho
See now that's messed up.
I don't care if they limit the age to purchase but once you remove an adults right to choose, I have serious issues about that.
Just more examples of the gov deciding whats best for us.
When's the tax on breathing coming?
Originally posted by jheated5
Yeah ok, they are gonna phase out tobacco sales, suuuuurreeee theyyyy areee.... Do you know how much they collect in taxes on cigarettes???? I just don't see the government doing something that's going to cost them billions of dollars......
Similar to parents who present to their budding teens "THE LIST" of "you can't do this, and "you can't do that." This makes for a vigorous rebellion! Been there....who hasn't?
Anti-smoking makes smoking cool. It makes smoking a rebellious activity. Young people are really really attracted to things of that nature.
Would you be happy if your 18yr old daughter came home with 3 cartons of reds and said '' dad im taking up chain smoking '' (assuming your a woman)
Would you be happy if….
So, is your right not to have a nuclear weapon an infringement on your liberties?
I mean, your not allowed to have it right, so how about you claim bloody mary?
Originally posted by hadriana
What if the big problem with tobacco wasn't lung cancer?
The native Americans held it as being sacred, and used it in diplomatic and religious ceremonies, and healings.
IE Peace pipe
What if....what if the big reason for hating tobacco had nothing to do with lung cancer, but had something to do with that it caused people that smoked it to have a bit of an expanded consciousness, awareness, or desire for peace?
I grow tobacco, but I don't smoke it. However, there is something very special about these plants.
I really hate that it - and the people that smoke it - have been so demonized.
Originally posted by Poopooplatter
reply to post by aaron2209
I shouldn't have to breathe stinky ass cigarettes that are harmful if I'm not a smoker. It infringes upon me. If people weren't so rude and considered others this wouldn't be an issue. Smoke at home.