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Pot smoking not as damaging as cigarettes? You don't say?

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com

Finally getting some mainstream coverage...although the bit about "chronic users" suffering from anxiety and depression? Maybe you should lay off alcohol and cigs too, if that's the case. Addictive personalities...don't blame the plant.

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Barefoot, Drunk, Off Duty Cop Breaks Door over Cig Smoke

http://abclocal.go.com

"He was intoxicated," said the teen. "I smelled a ton of alcohol off of him. He was drunk."
The teen says that officer was barefoot and only wearing a bathing suit as the man barged through and broke his family's front door. Pifer says the officer assaulted him and threatened his sister until a neighbor stepped in to help.
The neighbor asked the officer what triggered the chase as she bandaged his bleeding hand.

"He said he smelled cigarette smoke"

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Priest faces 3-10 years for bringing cigarettes to death row inmate

http://www.katv.com

Our local priest has been arrested with up to 10 years in prison for bringing someone on death row a pack of cigarettes.

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New state cigarette tax causing crime in New York

http://www.metrowny.com

A quick scan last week of police reports published by various weekly and daily newspapers throughout the state found a number of stories with headlines featuring phrases related to the theft of cigarettes. In fact, further investigation found dozens and dozens of cigarette-related crimes that began shortly after July 1, which by no coincidence is when the new tax went into effect.

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ATF: Counterfeit cigarettes on the rise

http://articles.dailypress.com

Only one thing you can say in response to this: "WHAT DID YOU THINK WOULD HAPPEN!?" Dumbass prohibitionists.

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TAX HIKE: New Yorkers now paying $15 for a pack of smokes!

http://www.nypost.com

The price on a pack of cigarettes has skyrocketed to $14.50 at some New York City stores thanks to a hefty new tax -- leaving even the most nicotine-addicted buttheads considering nixing their fix.

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New Ban on "Light" Cigarettes to Begin this Week

http://www.google.com

WASHINGTON — A US law banning the selling of so-called "light" or "mild" cigarettes took effect Tuesday, but some anti-tobacco groups say the makers are sidestepping the rules by using color-coding packaging.

The packaging says, "Your Marlboro Lights pack is changing. But your cigarette stays the same. In the future, ask for 'Marlboro in the gold pack."

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Seneca Nation: Cigarette tax is 'an act of war'

http://www.whec.com

"It's an act of war," J.C. Seneca, a Seneca Nation councilor, told The Buffalo News. Seneca said Paterson has chosen a "path of controversy and confrontation, (and) if anything happens, it's on their hands."

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New tax to push cigarettes over $10 a pack in NYC

http://www.myfoxny.com

Ten dollars for a pack of cigarettes? It might soon become a reality in many stores in New York City. The cigarette tax in New York would jump $1.60 a pack under a tentative deal struck between Governor David Paterson and state government leaders.

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FDA Reviewing Whether to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

http://www.washingtonpost.com

Federal officials began grappling Tuesday with one of the thorniest issues surrounding the regulation of tobacco: whether to ban menthol, the most popular cigarette flavoring, which is smoked by millions of Americans every day

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