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Old 10-02-2007, 11:31 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Texasbelle View Post
You have a minimal point Rhertz. Heart disease or the potential for it is something you can somewhat prevent but not everybody. There is a whole lot of genetics and other factors involved with heart disease. Smoking and the healthcare issues it brings on are guaranteed. Dollar for dollar that cheeseburger versus a cigarette are going to be very heavily weighted to one side when facing the long term side effects.
Tbelle, as an ex-smoker, I agree with you in principle. Smoking will kill ya. However the erosion of our rights really bothers me. I quit smoking to better my health, not to avoid taxes. That should have nothing to do with it.
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