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View Poll Results: Should the sale of Tobacco be illegal?

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  • Yes

    3 23.08%
  • No -- but tobacco products should be restricted.

    1 7.69%
  • No -- but tobacco products should be taxed much more.

    2 15.38%
  • No -- preserve current rules.

    7 53.85%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen
    All Citizens vote on Laws which are binding on all other Citizens.
    Not true,

    If it was true it would be wrong.
    All people elect politicians. Thus Politics and Laws are determined by Public Opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DLLS View Post
    In the internet age that should be possible. All persons have a unique voter i.d. debate and vote on the issues. We could eliminate congress. Unfortunately if something passed that the other side did not want to pass there would be shouts of China and/or Russia hacking the system and changing the results.
    Even now, politicians must follow Public Opinion in order to stay in office.

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    I have been told that I smoke after sex.
    Blacks and poor people been voting Democrat for years and years. Hey are no better off. Vote for economics and traditions. Be part of saving America from the nutty left. The ones that highjacked this jaskassery Party.

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    [QUOTE=DLLS;2377458]I believe ecigs to be an alternative to smoking that should be embraced by all. None of those, "No Smoking Not Even ECigs" signs. It is water vapor.[quote]

    It is as annoying as cigarettes to those not addicted to it.
    Gentlemen and ladies, I hate inflation, I hate taxes, and I hate Communism. Do something about it. Ronald Reagan's instructions to his first assembled Cabinet.

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    Yes, I can't develop lung cancer from smoking. If I don't have it now, and I haven't smoked for years then I can't get it from smoking.

    The study is being financed through Medicare. It has to be a pulmonary specialist involved in the study. It's pretty interesting.

    I know that a smoker has a greater chance of getting lung cancer but it isn't a given and non-smokers get it. How would you separate the two? Still sounds like a cost-cutting measure.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    All people elect politicians. Thus Politics and Laws are determined by Public Opinion.
    Not true. The ACA never has public approval. It was rammed down our throats. There's your public opinion.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by texan View Post
    I have been told that I smoke after sex.
    Use a lubricant to decrease the amount of friction and keep a glass of water handy in case it bursts into flames.
    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
    Atlas Shrugged (Part 3, Chapter 1, Page 731)

    "The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master."
    The Fountainhead (Part 4, Chapter 14, Page 637)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Not true. The ACA never has public approval. It was rammed down our throats. There's your public opinion.
    It is CCitizen1992's fault that I have no degree in Political Science.

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    At least 25% of those who responded agree with me. In my opinion, smoking, drugs, and motorcycles which cause too many unnecessary deaths should be restricted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCitizen View Post
    In USA, most Laws are the result of Public Opinion.
    Utter nonsense.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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