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LetTimmySmoke Donating Member (970 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-11 12:56 AM
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59. I don't smoke tobacco. But can I still smoke pot?
Don't see it mentioned.
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  -If you smoke, Venice (FL) probably doesn't want to hire you FLAprogressive  May-12-11 08:03 PM   #0 
  - Stinky, dirty, gross  Very_Boring_Name   May-12-11 08:04 PM   #1 
  - Except that the politicians who are imposing this  SoCalNative   May-12-11 08:13 PM   #4 
  - +1  FLAprogressive   May-12-11 08:18 PM   #9 
  - Absolutely, and if this passes they'll meet in the backroom and light  mrmpa   May-12-11 10:20 PM   #26 
  - There are many stinky dirty and gross people  eowyn_of_rohan   May-12-11 09:47 PM   #16 
  - They already are  Very_Boring_Name   May-12-11 09:49 PM   #17 
     - You missed my point  eowyn_of_rohan   May-12-11 09:52 PM   #18 
  - Discrimination is OK  Confusious   May-12-11 09:55 PM   #20 
  - Not discrimination if its a choice  Very_Boring_Name   May-13-11 05:26 AM   #28 
  - the problem with this,  Maine-ah   May-13-11 07:39 AM   #31 
  - Pissing your pants and coming to work in them isn't illegal  Codeine   May-13-11 03:54 PM   #41 
  - next we can make sure they don't hire fat people. after all they're "Stinky, dirty, gross"  dionysus   May-13-11 07:46 AM   #32 
  - Actually, I've found that fat people are much more hygenic then smokers  Very_Boring_Name   May-13-11 03:30 PM   #39 
     - judging by your posts, you don't seem like the type of person that has any friends.  dionysus   May-13-11 10:05 PM   #43 
        - You sound upset  Very_Boring_Name   May-13-11 11:23 PM   #46 
           - no, i am laughing at a supposed "liberal" being a bigoted clown.  dionysus   May-13-11 11:30 PM   #47 
              - I call it like I see it  Very_Boring_Name   May-13-11 11:54 PM   #49 
                 - so they should be barred from getting jobs? are you that precious?  dionysus   May-13-11 11:59 PM   #51 
                    - Yes, they're a distraction in the workplace.  Very_Boring_Name   May-13-11 11:59 PM   #52 
                       - then you've just embraced fascism. enjoy your trip!  dionysus   May-14-11 12:01 AM   #53 
                          - Good argument  Very_Boring_Name   May-14-11 12:02 AM   #54 
                             - no, a fascist because you want to deny smokers the right to work. try harder.  dionysus   May-14-11 12:05 AM   #55 
                                - You're a fascist because you want to deny workers the right to work in a clean environment  Very_Boring_Name   May-14-11 12:06 AM   #56 
                                   - smoking inside offices has been illegal for years. you're failing.  dionysus   May-14-11 12:55 AM   #58 
                                      - Smelling like shit and bringing third hand smoke into the office, isnt a clean environment. Fascist  Very_Boring_Name   May-14-11 01:29 AM   #60 
  - Fatties are too. Plus their healthcare bills are astronomical.  cottonseed   May-13-11 11:50 PM   #48 
  - Then there should be an opt out for health insurance  HockeyMom   May-12-11 08:08 PM   #2 
  - I've put applicants into the 'no' pile of resumes for smoking.  onehandle   May-12-11 08:11 PM   #3 
  - I'll only hire attractive people. They're just better at closing deals.  cottonseed   May-13-11 11:54 PM   #50 
  - Who wants to smoke in Venice?  Sonoman   May-12-11 08:15 PM   #5 
  - Drug tests for legal drugs.  ZombieHorde   May-12-11 08:15 PM   #6 
  - Seriously. It is incredible and wrong. If you don't want to use, don't. If you want to get a legal  uppityperson   May-12-11 08:17 PM   #8 
  - I wonder if they have the same rule for pot smokers?  Blue-Jay   May-12-11 08:15 PM   #7 
  - Is there an abstinence pledge coming?  jp11   May-12-11 08:24 PM   #10 
  - And do they have the same rule for alcohol?  Bake   May-12-11 08:24 PM   #11 
  - I don't take 4 or 5 "beer breaks" per day when I am at work (nt)  Nye Bevan   May-12-11 09:56 PM   #21 
     - 4 breaks would be the federal mandated break law  Confusious   May-12-11 10:01 PM   #23 
     - I use to  Fla_Democrat   May-12-11 10:18 PM   #25 
  - They couldn't pay me enough to live in FL anyway.  Bake   May-12-11 08:26 PM   #12 
  - You live in Kentucky lol  independentpiney   May-13-11 01:02 PM   #38 
  - I can understand some penalties for smokers  WatsonT   May-12-11 09:21 PM   #13 
  - It's discrimination, pure and simple.  ixion   May-12-11 09:30 PM   #14 
  - All hiring is discrimination.  Codeine   May-12-11 10:06 PM   #24 
     - You're rationalizing your postion. Good for you.  ixion   May-13-11 06:09 AM   #29 
        - You've completely failed to demonstrate why this bit of discrimination  Codeine   May-13-11 12:31 PM   #36 
  - It's OK... They Couldn't Afford Me Anyway...  WillyT   May-12-11 09:35 PM   #15 
  - Outrageous. They don't want to hire people who take 4 smoke breaks per day  Nye Bevan   May-12-11 09:53 PM   #19 
  - That would be during the federal mandated break times, right?  Confusious   May-12-11 09:58 PM   #22 
  - Give me a break  PVnRT   May-13-11 07:36 AM   #30 
  - would you care for a smoke break? see you in 5-10. i'll "pick up the slack"  dionysus   May-13-11 07:48 AM   #34 
  - As a former smoker AND former slack-picker-upper.  progressoid   May-13-11 03:50 PM   #40 
  - 10 minutes per day * 5 days a week * 50 weeks a year (assuming two weeks vacation)  WatsonT   May-13-11 04:03 PM   #42 
     - they don't get any special break time other people don't get.  dionysus   May-13-11 10:09 PM   #44 
        - That has not been my experience  WatsonT   May-14-11 07:49 AM   #61 
  - what if they're smokers who don't smoke at work? someone's got a nasty grudge.  dionysus   May-13-11 07:47 AM   #33 
     - Of the top of my head  Very_Boring_Name   May-14-11 12:10 AM   #57 
  - If you have a brain, you don't want to live in Venice, FLA. nt  Bonobo   May-12-11 10:20 PM   #27 
  - I think cheerleaders for economic disenfranchisement are scum  TheKentuckian   May-13-11 12:06 PM   #35 
  - smokers are not given any more break time than anyone else. it's funny when some "liberals" get to  dionysus   May-13-11 10:19 PM   #45 
  - Oh God. Break out the popcorn.  YellowRubberDuckie   May-13-11 12:55 PM   #37 
  - I don't smoke tobacco. But can I still smoke pot?  LetTimmySmoke   May-14-11 12:56 AM   #59 

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