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Old 01-10-2019, 03:09 PM   #1
Andrew NDB
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Marlboro to stop making cigarettes

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Whew. It's a good thing I switched to Camel 10 years ago!
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Old 01-10-2019, 03:23 PM   #2
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That's a sound marketing strategy for continued business.
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Old 01-11-2019, 03:57 AM   #3
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I guess Phillip Morris image has gotten too tainted with their trigger-happy lawsuits against countries that use neutral tobacco packages and ban smoking in certain areas, like Uruguay, Australia and Norway. Now they try even harder to be seen as progressive, their 'Don't Be a Maybe' slogan was a hilarious attempt to reach young people.

Hopefully for smokers, Phillip Morris gets their new poison on shelves before the remaining stock runs out, cause people get real freaky when their cigs isn't in the store.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:13 AM   #4
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Iíve always found anti-smoking to be a huge waste of effort, as well intentioned as they are, because you only need to know 1 word when it comes to smoking...cancer.

If thatís not enough to keep a person from even trying it youíre the one risking your health. Obviously cigarettes should just be stopped altogether but no company can literally make you smoke.

I have never had the desire to smoke anything.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:30 AM   #5
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Not a fan of tobacco either, it reeks even when it's in it's packaging.

My dad quit smoking years ago when the prices went up, but 2 of my brothers are using tobacco, the oldest is using snus after succumbing to stress with exams and the other is using rolling tobacco like a old trucker And since he lives in one of the most hillbilly-sh cities he could easily buy his own tobacco even though the was under-age, he recently turned 18 so now he can finally buy legally tobacco
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:42 AM   #6
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It took my aunt almost 20 years to die from emphysema. No thanks. Everybody thinks it's not gonna be a big deal, until it is. She went to her grave calling her kids stupid for not quitting. "But Mom, we're stressed out because you're so sick! That's why we smoke!". "Don't gimme that sh*t! YOU'RE stressed out?! Jesus! You're gonna be stressed out when YOUR dumb ass is lugging this thing around, I can tell ya that for nothin'!" (Shakes oxygen tank)

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Old 01-11-2019, 04:48 AM   #7
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The smell is bad but thatís the least of it.

I have some family who smokes. They stopped I think but went back to it.

I just donít see how smokers pretty much donít care about the health risks. Itís not simple stuff like fatty foods or something. Itís incurable diseases.
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Old 01-11-2019, 04:38 AM   #8
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Iíve always found anti-smoking to be a huge waste of effort, as well intentioned as they are, because you only need to know 1 word when it comes to smoking...cancer.

If thatís not enough to keep a person from even trying it youíre the one risking your health. Obviously cigarettes should just be stopped altogether but no company can literally make you smoke.

I have never had the desire to smoke anything.
I smoked a little when I was younger. Nicotine is damn addictive. What caused me to finally quit was when I noticed I had discolored fingers from holding the cigarette.
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