Skip to comments.Navy considers banning tobacco sales on bases
Posted on 06/05/2014 6:07:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Tobacco sales on Navy ships and in stores on Navy and Marine Corps bases would be a thing of the past under a plan being considered by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, but some congressional members are pushing back.
The Navy Department, which includes the Marine Corps, would be the first military department to prohibit tobacco sales. [ ]
Congress is considering a measure that would prevent Mabus from instituting a sales ban, with the prohibitions opponents arguing it overreaches on a habit that is unhealthy but still legal.
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Active Duty/Retiree ping.
Well, I know of at least one person here who will approve.
We have exactly as many taboos now as the Pilgrims —we just took all the dictates on sexual propriety and dropped them on food and smoking.
But there is still “taboo conservation” —no actual change.
Ban tobacco, Big Gulps, and pin-up pictures. Start encouraging marijuana and “sex change” operations instead? Only the far left could imagine that this makes sense.
A lot of homosexuals smoke, this discriminates against them.
“”Its dismaying but not surprising, then, to learn from a new study that a startling 33 percent of LGBTQ people smokea rate 68 percent higher than the general U.S. population.””
What’s Next?No More”Real Bullets”???
let me get this right....they “bent over” backwards to accomadate homosexual sailors on base, on ships, everywhere and anywhere, knowing full well that the health risks with homosexual activity is immense, yet the sailors can’t buy a cigarrette on base...????
Ahh, but the strawberries that’s... that’s where I had them. They laughed at me and made jokes but I proved beyond the shadow of a doubt and with... geometric logic... that a duplicate key to the wardroom icebox DID exist, and I’d have produced that key if they hadn’t of pulled the Caine out of action. I, I, I know now they were only trying to protect some fellow officers...
This is just plain nuts. All ashore that’s going ashore...
No Camels just Astro-Glide!
A lot of homosexuals smoke for the same reason a lot mental patients smoke. They are crazy.
You are right. Today we have no taboos remaining on sexual behavior. The culture celebrates any number of partners, any gender of partners.
But smoke a cigarette, OMG, that person is evil, tobacco companies are evil, yadda, yadda, yadda.
How do the liberals reconcile attitudes on smoking cigarettes vs. smoking marijuana? If smoking is bad, then smoking anything should be bad, right? Yet the liberals, who push for legal marijuana, and feel that smoking marijuana is harmless, are also the ones who are pushing ideas such as banning or limiting cigarettes.
Next on the taboo list: poker.
I remember when I first went in the service they were $1.80 a carton. No taxes. I would buy 4 cartons on payday. 3 for me and 1 for guys who didn’t think ahead.
Didn't Robert Blake play in a movie about a motorcycle cop? Astro Glide in Blue? /s
Next on the taboo list: poker.
Meanwhile, in other news, sales of buttons reading, “I’m a Liberal pussy” have soared.