I don't have the problem. I never thought I "needed" a smoke and I can
have a cigar or pass. I am always around cigarettes and I pretty much
never participate. If I do, I rip the filter off and smoke it backward
to make it as nasty as possible, I don't finish it and I am done for
another 5 years or so. You do get a little buzz from tobacco but only
the first puff. After that you won't get anything more unless you lay
off a year or so.
On 5/29/2016 2:23 AM, email@example.com wrote:
The topic is smoking, so the OP singled out smoking as the topic.
No, I disagree. It's a fact that secondhand smoke has caused health
problems for people for a long time. We're finally getting around to
logically responding to that issue.
Smoking isn't a right - it's a want, a bad habit.
It seems restaurant owners don't want to cater to just smokers because
that eliminates a growing population of people who would not ever become
patrons of that business because of the health hazards there.
On Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 11:08:45 AM UTC-4, Muggles wrote:
Wrong again. The bar and restaurant owners had no choice in the matter.
The libs shoved it down their throats with BANS. That's how the vast
majority of bars became smoke free. Why can't we be left free to choose?
So is drinking. So is biting ones fingernails. So are a host of other
Believe it or not, there are a bunch of people that just don't want the
government, you or anyone else what they can and cannot do.
That's fine...if the owner wants to run a smoke free place, he should be -
and is - free to do so. However, when they pass laws FORCING him to do so,
they have stepped over the line.
We are questioning whether you are actually harmed or simple offended.
OK fine but why can't I have a smoking restaurant that you do not need
to go into?
I have heard tea totallers say the smell of alcohol offends them too
(even to the point of sickness) but we just tell them to stay out of
On 5/29/2016 12:55 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
It's a fact secondhand smoke harms people, and I'm one of them.
OTOH, it would be offensive if someone knew I got sick from secondhand
smoke and deliberately lit up and blew smoke in my face.
There's a difference.
Right now there are places like that. I don't know for how long they'll
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