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Squidboy October 29th, 2014 7:27pm

Officials in Westminster, MA want to make it illegal to sell all tobacco products to anyone, including adults. Would you want this rule in your hometown?

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saliemster California
10/31/14 10:46 pm

Everyone should be free to choose, I hate the health nanny state with people like Michelle Obama.

PresWK Minnesota
10/31/14 9:25 pm

Why don't they ask law enforcement from the 20s and 30s how prohibition worked for them.

thebarr
10/31/14 12:52 pm

Freedom hurts, doesn't it?

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FarmerManE djent
10/31/14 4:36 am

I'm all for choice, but I can't stand having to breath in smoke from other people smoking. My fiancé is worse, she's allergic to it and gets head aches

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catpillow Florida West Coast
10/31/14 12:12 am

God no. Prohibition never works. It just makes criminals out of people and raises prices.

jamichl Seattle
10/30/14 9:21 pm

No more nanny state. Let people be stupid.

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NikkiKitti47
10/30/14 8:47 am

No I wouldn't alcohol causes more deaths

bison Messiah of Ron Paul
10/30/14 7:39 am

There's enough programs to show that smoking is unhealthy, that it's impossible to not get the message. If you don't like smoking, don't smoke.

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dlaw4570
10/30/14 7:16 am

Didn't we try prohibition once? Adults will, and should, make their own decisions...and then not whine and expect someone to bail them out if they chose wrongly

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Counterpoint Deep in the heart of TX
10/30/14 6:30 am

I'm against making it illegal, but I hate running through a cloud of smoke when I'm exercising. I can't breathe

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AbandonedAccnt Not here.
10/30/14 6:01 am

I'm sure it'll end the use of tobacco in that town. Not.

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kris55 Alabama
10/30/14 1:55 am

what a great idea. just give the sorrounding counties tons of extra business...

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Halfrikaan
10/29/14 8:50 pm

Im okay with people ruining themselves long as they don't destroy others because of their choices. Plenty of people get cancer just from being around those who smoke.

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susanr Colorado
10/29/14 8:39 pm

I'd be much happier if tobacco would just disappear, but I that's not the way to achieve that.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/29/14 8:20 pm

We already tried it, almost a century ago. It was called "Prohibition", and it was as miserable a failure as was the more recent attempt, the "War on drugs". This nonsense would fail as well.

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mikeey1962 on SOH where else
10/29/14 2:56 pm

Heck yes, try walking outside, with any breathing problem, all you get is smoke, unless they have one of those smoke sheds,

suppressedID Happy Year of Tiger
10/29/14 2:37 pm

Do I want it, yes.
Is it legal, no.

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Arkansas123 Neoconservative
10/29/14 3:58 pm

I'm the opposite.

Of course it's legal to regulate and ban commercial goods for moral reasons, but the city should not do so.

aj1545 Cat Lady
10/29/14 2:36 pm

No. And that's a waste of resources to prosecute people.

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jvc1133 61535
10/29/14 2:02 pm

No, but, don't rise any tobacco products

TomM
10/29/14 1:23 pm

No they keep some people employed in the tobacco business and pay a lot of taxes. As long as they don't smoke near me I'm happy.

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Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
10/29/14 1:06 pm

If "YOU'RE GOING TO DIE" isn't enough to deter people what's this going to do besides hurt business.

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sojourner present
10/29/14 1:00 pm

I wouldn't support it but it's hard for me to say no because I detest smoking so much. I'd be happy if there were no more smoking, but I'm not advocating a complete ban.

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