Smoking still 'cool' to kids

Smoking still 'cool' to kids

There are 6 comments on the Poughkeepsie Journal story from Sep 9, 2012, titled Smoking still 'cool' to kids. In it, Poughkeepsie Journal reports that:

Peer pressure continues to prompt high school students to light up, new research suggests, because popular teens tend to smoke and they induce others to take up the habit in an effort to fit in and be liked.

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Make Puffers Suffer

Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Sep 10, 2012
Their kids, braindead. Adults smoke. Braindead.

Since: May 13

Anonymous Proxy

#3 Jul 26, 2013
what 'cool' in it? I just do not understand. very sad :(

Bellflower, CA

#5 Jul 30, 2013
The WW 2 generation used more tobacco than any other generation in history. It is not surprising that the WW 2 generation also has outlived all previous generations, often outliving their Baby Boomer children.

Their effete children - the obese Baby Boomer generation - fled in terror at the very thought of mythical "secondhand tobacco smoke" nonsense. Instead, they chose to smoke mind rotting pot - a dangerous Class 1 schizophrenia associated carcinogenic drug. Ever since the 60s 70s revolution, that failed generation has worked tirelessly to get mind rotting pot "legalized" for the purpose of making drug addicts of us kids.

Us kids are rejecting the "values" of our zonked out pothead Baby Boomer parents. True, tobacco is a tax and control drug that is used by tax addicted Government officials to satisfy their addiction to ever increasing amounts of taxation and Government control.

But tobacco is also an excellent appetite suppressant. Tobacco also increases mental acuity - the opposite effect of mind rotting pot. Tobacco use also builds strong immune systems among children by eliciting an immune response. Ever since Government tax and control masters began their war against decent parents who they bullied into quitting the use of beneficial tobacco products, the incidence of immune deficient diseases - such as childhood Asthma has soared.

Non-tobacco smokers begin dying of "natural causes" around age 40. I think I speak for my fellow kids when I call upon my fellows to reject the values of our obese brain addled Baby Boomer parents and return to the values of our longer living tobacco using grandparents.


Since: Jul 13

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#6 Jul 31, 2013
Sad but it is true. There are more and more children (and even adults) who finds the idea of smoking cool. It is very unfortunate because we all know how addicting smoking can be.

Bellflower, CA

#7 Jul 31, 2013
wendyjames2 wrote:
Sad but it is true. There are more and more children (and even adults) who finds the idea of smoking cool. It is very unfortunate because we all know how addicting smoking can be.

Like any other thing humans find pleasurable, tobacco use may become habitual. To claim it is "addictive", though, is absurd. Untold millions of tobacco users have quit using tobacco without suffering any ill effects. One often hear of decent tobacco users wanting to appear to be politically correct making the lame excuse that they "can't quit using tobacco". Nonsense. The truth of the matter is that they don't WANT to quit tobacco use. And why should they?

Overtaxing California politicians have perfected the scams run by 19th century carney operators. They take hard earned taxpayer money from decent tobacco users and launder that money through their NGOs that continually air "Anti tobacco user" advertising on Government licensed media. The idea is not to "help" decent tobacco users, or even to pacify imaginary "secondhand smoke" hysterics. Rather the purpose is to ensure media support for even further Governmental taxation, intrusion into the affairs of citizens, and favorable support for oppressive Governmental control schemes.

The issue is not imaginary "dangers" of tobacco. The issue is returning power to "the people".


Noida, India

#8 Aug 1, 2013
No it's very harmful to us

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