Entertainment It's time to make cigarettes and other tobacco products illegal

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Bobby Axelrod, May 6, 2016.

  1. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    People not only need to be protected from themselves, but the medical resources being utilized to care for those willfully damaging their health could be diverted to many more meaningful causes.
     
  2. ohmicah

    ohmicah Real Gad About Town

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    People who don't smoke will be more of a drain on the system. Plus, the taxes people who smoke pay in taxes will more than take care of their medical needs.
     
  3. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Might as well outlaw the demon alcohol too.
     
  4. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    I disagree.
     
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    Europe is waaaay more relaxed about smoking . Cigerettes are the one item years ago that the government held onto and made the American Sheeple paranoid about . Yes they are addictive , Yes they are bad. But it wasn't until it was brainwashed and browbeaten into us...and the second hand smoke shit is nonsense . How many people do you know that went to the funeral of somebody that died from second hand smoke..?
     
  6. suckemnuckledus

    suckemnuckledus Well-Known Member

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    Prohibition has never worked!
     
  7. yaddc

    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Ya see the tax on a pack of ciggs in ny 4.35 a pack and that was 2014
     
  8. The Finklestein Kid

    The Finklestein Kid Well-Known Member

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    I hate tobacco, but I don't believe in telling people how to live or being judgemental as to who does and doesn't receive healthcare.
     
  9. Pelicanman

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    Go fuck yourself, C. Everett Koop!
     
  10. Father O'Blivion

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    McDonalds causes more illness than cigarettes.
     
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    Kids are starting way too early these days.
     
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  12. BrulesRules

    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    Yes, because the war on drugs has done wonders for crime.
     
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    People who use tobacco live shorter lives and pay a 5 dollar insurance premium on each pack they smoke. Carry on I say.
     
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    What he said.
     
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    Keep your laws out of my lungs!
     
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    Thinning the herd
     
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    How do the nanny staters square the circle with illegal tobacco and legal marijuana?
     
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    You HAVE to be a Shiv mult.
     
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    Cigarettes are nasty....and breathing in the second hand smoke just plain sucks

    Last week I had the pleasure of working with TWO chainsmokers. At least once I accidentally breathed in a huge whiff of their smoke.

    I don't care if people smoke..I just don't want to breathe that nasty smell in..or get that stink in my clothes..my car or my place

    On a side note, my mother..a smoker..watched my cats for me once.

    They came home stinking of cigarettes
    Nasty
    Oh yeah...and her sister who was a smoker...died at 43 from cancer that started in her lungs and spread to her brain


    My mother still can't quit...Oh yeah, and 47 years of smoking left her face looking like a used catcher's mitt