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NeedleCast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-09-09 12:23 PM
Response to Reply #47
51. I don't think the word anti means what you think it means..
You are pro-prohibition as far as smoking goes. You may be anti-prohibition on other products, but that just means you're a hypocrite as you have decided that there are only certain items that you deem to be inappropriate. You further that sentiment by using a broad brush to claim that smokers are stupid people when in fact most smokers are well aware that smoking is bad for them and they do it anyway.

Essentially you're a typical member of the Ban Brigade in that you don't realize you're standing on a slippery slope as you try to ban one persons vice while claiming your own is okay.
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  -I hate smoking but sorry, even THIS is ridiculous - Boston to ban selling cigs in Pharmacies LynneSin  Feb-09-09 10:35 AM   #0 
  - Agreed, the anti-smoking zealots have been over reaching for  greyghost   Feb-09-09 10:39 AM   #1 
  - Only in America would cigarettes be sold in pharmacies  nxylas   Feb-09-09 10:41 AM   #2 
  - Weird comment and I'm not a smoker.  peace13   Feb-09-09 10:44 AM   #5 
  - Or...Perhaps They Might be Sold in France:  On the Road   Feb-09-09 11:12 AM   #28 
  - Better ban candy and pop! Obesity kills!  peace13   Feb-09-09 10:42 AM   #3 
  - At least they don't stink up the joint while they do it nt  Dreamer Tatum   Feb-09-09 10:43 AM   #4 
  - They don't smoke in the pharmacy for gods sake.  peace13   Feb-09-09 10:46 AM   #7 
     - No doubt many of them light up right outside  Upton   Feb-09-09 10:51 AM   #16 
     - that does annoy the bejesus out of me  LynneSin   Feb-09-09 10:56 AM   #19 
     - I used to work for a chain pharmacy  tabbycat31   Feb-09-09 11:08 AM   #26 
     - so ask them kindly to move? n/t  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 11:44 AM   #37 
        - It is the nicotine addicts exposing others to carcinigens  Upton   Feb-09-09 12:46 PM   #65 
           - Ahh, i see you try and use the "asshole approach"...  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 01:40 PM   #72 
              - You're forgetting one thing  Upton   Feb-09-09 01:56 PM   #75 
                 - ...  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 02:30 PM   #76 
     - That breeze you felt was the point, rushing by you  Dreamer Tatum   Feb-09-09 10:55 AM   #18 
  - just wait. it's coming.  ejpoeta   Feb-09-09 10:44 AM   #6 
  - Sounds good to me  Upton   Feb-09-09 10:46 AM   #8 
  - Pharmacies are not looking out for the health of people.  peace13   Feb-09-09 10:50 AM   #14 
  - No way  Mojorabbit   Feb-09-09 10:51 AM   #15 
  - Perhaps they should sell alcohol in pharmacies too  Upton   Feb-09-09 10:57 AM   #20 
     - I can buy beer  Mojorabbit   Feb-09-09 10:59 AM   #22 
     - Uh. They do.  bain_sidhe   Feb-09-09 11:03 AM   #23 
     - I already can by beer there?  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 11:32 AM   #34 
     - why the hell not?  dionysus   Feb-09-09 12:10 PM   #45 
        - wrongful spamming  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:21 PM   #48 
           - who, me? i believe we are in agreement?  dionysus   Feb-09-09 12:26 PM   #54 
              - yeah, my bad :)  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:28 PM   #56 
                 - our grocery stores stopped selling tobacco. i would say thats it's ridiculous,  dionysus   Feb-09-09 12:30 PM   #57 
                    - well, i can see grocery stores stopping, but only because  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:36 PM   #59 
                       - Plus, the grocery chains I shop at have made getting cigarettes  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:43 PM   #63 
  - I just went to a CVS today to get some cough medicine  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 11:16 AM   #31 
  - hahaha, yeah right. n/t  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 11:38 AM   #36 
  - yeah, I'm very anti-smoking...  progdonkey   Feb-09-09 10:46 AM   #9 
  - Most expensive place in town to buy cigs.  angrycarpenter   Feb-09-09 10:47 AM   #10 
  - Walgreen sells their generics at $10 for a 3 month supply - where is the markup there  LynneSin   Feb-09-09 10:50 AM   #11 
  - CVS and Rite Aid sell them for much less than anyone else here.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-09-09 11:14 AM   #30 
  - The NEED to stop selling cigarettes -  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-09-09 10:50 AM   #12 
  - I don't understand why hospitals don't sell tobacco as well.  Winterblues   Feb-09-09 10:50 AM   #13 
  - Well perhaps they can sell junk food a sugary drinks like the Pharmacies do  LynneSin   Feb-09-09 10:54 AM   #17 
     - They do! nm  peace13   Feb-09-09 11:06 AM   #24 
  - Do we even have pharmacies anymore, they are mini marts with a side of drugs  Stevenmarc   Feb-09-09 10:58 AM   #21 
  - Really, I don't think "oh, think of the poor pharmacies" is a good argument.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 11:07 AM   #25 
  - They can switch to electronic cigarettes.  dkofos   Feb-09-09 11:09 AM   #27 
  - The Ban Brigade has almost reached their final goal regarding smoking  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 11:14 AM   #29 
  - I hate these people, and I don't even smoke.  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 11:38 AM   #35 
     - Yup  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 11:57 AM   #40 
        - I hate them cause I USED to smoke  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:13 PM   #46 
           - They also fail to recognize irony  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:25 PM   #53 
  - Well, it's a start...  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-09-09 11:21 AM   #32 
  - Prohibition works! AND YOU INTEND TO PROVE IT!! n/t  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:06 PM   #44 
     - No, I'm anti-prohibition. Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-09-09 12:19 PM   #47 
        - Have you thought about the black market that will be created?  Alexander   Feb-09-09 12:21 PM   #49 
        - Oh, so we should allow people to eat peanut butter with salmonella too?  ComtesseDeSpair   Feb-09-09 12:33 PM   #58 
           - Thanks for not answering my question.  Alexander   Feb-09-09 12:44 PM   #64 
           - No response? You ran away from this discussion like a coward.  Alexander   Feb-09-09 06:39 PM   #78 
        - I don't think the word anti means what you think it means..  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:23 PM   #51 
        - Maybe "anti"-sanity, if nothing else.  Alexander   Feb-09-09 12:46 PM   #66 
        - ...  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:24 PM   #52 
        - If "lowering health care costs" is the goal...  bain_sidhe   Feb-09-09 12:57 PM   #69 
           - I'm doing my part to lower health care costs  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 01:00 PM   #70 
              - OOh! Good plan!  bain_sidhe   Feb-09-09 01:46 PM   #73 
  - Anti-smoking fascists crack me up.  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 11:27 AM   #33 
  - The sooner, the better  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:01 PM   #42 
  - People will just drive somewhere else to get their smokes  taterguy   Feb-09-09 11:54 AM   #38 
  - Actually banning the selling of cigs in places which are supposed to promote health care makes sense  WI_DEM   Feb-09-09 11:57 AM   #39 
  - Which pharmacies still promote health care?  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:38 PM   #61 
  - Stupid law - HOWEVER - Who thought up the idea of selling cigs in pharmacies in the first place?  Taverner   Feb-09-09 11:58 AM   #41 
  - Pharmacies...  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:01 PM   #43 
  - I always found it ironic that pharmacies would sell beer and cigarettes!  madinmaryland   Feb-09-09 12:22 PM   #50 
  - Big Pharma HAD LITTLE to do with the selling...  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 12:27 PM   #55 
  - When are they going to ban cars? If my 2nd hand smoke is so  BR_Parkway   Feb-09-09 12:38 PM   #60 
  - It's coming  NeedleCast   Feb-09-09 12:41 PM   #62 
  - Here in Canada, pharmacies have been forbidden to sell tobacco for years  Canuckistanian   Feb-09-09 12:50 PM   #67 
  - Watched the report sitting in Boston with my family  HughMoran   Feb-09-09 12:54 PM   #68 
     - Just wait 'til they come around trying to ban Sam Adams... n/t  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 01:35 PM   #71 
        - Nooooooooooooooooooo!!!!  HughMoran   Feb-09-09 01:54 PM   #74 
           - All these anti-smoking people need to ask themselves one question...  NorCalDem   Feb-09-09 02:37 PM   #77 
 

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