Outdoor smoking bans

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    I'm telling ya folks, if tabacco taxes weren't such a cash cow, it would already be outlawed entirely.


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    Its a unhealthy and it lets off 2nd hand smoke that does anyone nearby no healthy favors! I'd prefer people for themselves just gave it up entirely and I already made adjustments to stay away from people while they smoke.
     
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    I don't smoke. Husband does. It's gross and the garage smells (he doesn't smoke in the house). And his car - dear God it's disgusting. Looks like and smells like an ashtray. Blech.

    Having said all that -- I may think it's a gross habit and you may think it's a gross habit but wtf, who the hell is the government to say that we can't indulge in gross habits???
     
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    Seriously... If people outlawed smoking, there would be another prohibition... If smoking is so bad and causing so many problems that is has to be a taken right, then why not just get the whole job done and outlaw booze again... along with all OTC drugs. I understand that it is bad for your health, and second had smoke is harmfull to non-smokers, but everything on earth is bad for you in excess use and has it's cons... Drinkers drive drunk and kill people, the same way second hand smoke kills. So why don't they try to make that ourlawed? It not a matter of money... It's a matter of rights. Honestly, do we want to make this country walking robots without any rights told what to eat and where to live too? Make smoking bans in resturants, even bars... But otherwise, just leave it alone already... We have bigger problems for fuck sake...
     
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    Outdoor smoking bans are an excellent idea.
     
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    What twilight zone episode do you live in? Assault and battery is a gross habit???

    What are the smokers doing to others? They've already been branded with a big "S" on their shirt and made to smoke outdoors. Now uncle wants to control that too and you're ok with them doing just that. Insane.
     
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    pretty soon charcoal grills will be banned because some pussy doesn't like the smell
     
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    Still no proven evidence that second hand hurts anyone. None, zero, ziltch, only speculation and circumstantial.

    Now, want to talk about stupid? Anti-smokers are now trying to claim that tobacco kills off 17% of the population every year ... do the math, with fewer smoking today, then we'd all be dead by now, not just smokers, everyone.
     
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    Yea, I think people should stop driving too because I can't take the smog
     

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