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Bloomberg wants to ban tobacco on display
My Fox NY ^ | 03-18-2013 | The Associated Press

Posted on 03/18/2013 11:08:35 AM PDT by algernon_garnock

A new proposal would require New York City retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight under a first-in-the-nation proposal aimed at reducing the youth smoking rate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.

The legislation would require stores to keep tobacco products in cabinets, drawers, under the counter, behind a curtain or in other concealed spots. They could only be visible when an adult is making a purchase or during restocking.

"Such displays suggest that smoking is a normal activity," Bloomberg said. "And they invite young people to experiment with tobacco."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: New York
KEYWORDS: antitobaccoscam; bloomberg; bloominidiotberg; bullystate; communist; controlfreak; elitism; michaelbloomberg; nannybloomberg; removefromoffice; scam; tobacco
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1 posted on 03/18/2013 11:08:35 AM PDT by algernon_garnock
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To: algernon_garnock

We gripe about Obama being a dictator and ignore Bloomberg and his ilk at our peril. Truth is, his is worse. It is local and immediate.


2 posted on 03/18/2013 11:10:33 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: algernon_garnock
"And they invite young people to experiment with tobacco."

Then I guess all that marijuana on display makes young people want to experiment with that as well........

3 posted on 03/18/2013 11:11:58 AM PDT by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: algernon_garnock

Doncha’ just love this little twerp? How about hiding the Hudson River from view so no one drowns? Or maybe hide the bridges from view so no one has a car accident or jumps off of them. Or hide the skyscrapers so no one jumps off? Or hide the mayor so no one wants to punch him in the mouth?


4 posted on 03/18/2013 11:12:30 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: algernon_garnock

I think he needs a girlfriend. Can someone get him a date?

He just has too much time on his hands.

send him to Staten Island with that Jimmy Carter house-building deal maybe.


5 posted on 03/18/2013 11:12:54 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Red Badger

“A new proposal would require New York City retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight under a first-in-the-nation proposal aimed at reducing the youth smoking rate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.”

Any bets that Palins next speech will involve her smoking a pipe?


6 posted on 03/18/2013 11:13:16 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Got a problem? Nothing a drone strike can't fix.)
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To: algernon_garnock

This little twerp thinks he’s Napoleon. He needs to meet his Waterloo.


7 posted on 03/18/2013 11:13:38 AM PDT by shove_it (Long ago Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about 0banana's USA.)
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To: algernon_garnock

8 posted on 03/18/2013 11:15:00 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: algernon_garnock

Instead of playing these games, why don’t they just outlaw tobacco?


9 posted on 03/18/2013 11:15:35 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: algernon_garnock

He’s like clockwork this guy. I was saying last week every Monday he comes up with a new thing to ban, and sure enough. Somebody should make a website “What will Bloomberg ban” and you can place bets. Coffee? Tea? Sugar? Tanning salons? Bagels? I would say alcohol but believe it or not he is working on that. He tried last year but I know he isn’t giving up. Yes, prohibition returns.


10 posted on 03/18/2013 11:15:38 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Servant of the Cross

If that isn’t a sign from God that Sarah Palin is our lady liberty I don’t know what is


11 posted on 03/18/2013 11:16:37 AM PDT by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: algernon_garnock

Every time I hear Doombergs blatherings I think of that song from waaaayyyy back when “ they’re coming to take me away- ha ha hee hee ho ho”. This man needs to be committed. He is a nut


12 posted on 03/18/2013 11:17:41 AM PDT by murrie (searching for Galt's gulch....)
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To: algernon_garnock

I really miss going into a bar, having a beer and a shot and lighting up a cigarette. That was awesome. Just a place where you could let go, and I don’t really smoke or drink, but once in a while it was fun and really relaxing. That was the biggest stress killer, now everythings got to be uptight an anal. That’s what really ticks me off about this SOB more than anything.


13 posted on 03/18/2013 11:19:20 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: autumnraine

Obamacare is much worse than all the things Bloomberg has done.

already 50,000 pages of new obamacare government regulations set to come out, calorie counts also as Bloomberg did.


14 posted on 03/18/2013 11:19:50 AM PDT by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: murrie
This man needs to be committed. He is a nut

Why not just hang is ass and be done with the little tyrant?

At the very least tar and feather. Little P.O.S.

15 posted on 03/18/2013 11:20:21 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: algernon_garnock

So much freedom to take away, so little time.


16 posted on 03/18/2013 11:20:58 AM PDT by Fair Paul
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
In a related story, residents of Bloombergopolis must now prove they are 21 or older in order to purchase

Don't laugh, it could happen!

17 posted on 03/18/2013 11:22:01 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (The Old White Flag Republicans can go straight to He// and take their pal Obama with them!)
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To: algernon_garnock
Doesn't this dolt have any real work to do?

Sheesh.

18 posted on 03/18/2013 11:24:36 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: algernon_garnock

Wow. I’ve always thought New Yawkers were a lot of things, but a bunch of pansy asses wasn’t one of them! How long are you all going to put up with this jerk?


19 posted on 03/18/2013 11:25:27 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: unixfox

Yes-excellent idea-the practice of tarring and feathering and riding them out of town on a rail needs to be brought back. Wouldn’t that be a sight.....


20 posted on 03/18/2013 11:27:44 AM PDT by murrie (searching for Galt's gulch....)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That occurs Monday-Sunday at my Italian American Club.


21 posted on 03/18/2013 11:28:48 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: algernon_garnock

Next, he’ll be requiring a weigh-in before you are allowed to buy a doughnut. All doughnuts will be kept out of sight. Only those with low BMIs will be allowed to even SEE the doughnuts.

Personally, I like a jelly-filled with some sugar coating on the outside.


22 posted on 03/18/2013 11:31:13 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: algernon_garnock

Any chance of getting that Bloom-ing idiot banned?


23 posted on 03/18/2013 11:31:42 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Red Badger

Because we all know kids would never know smokes exist without displays down at the General Store.

Yet all of those kids have access to hard-core smut.


24 posted on 03/18/2013 11:40:43 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: algernon_garnock
I'm not a psychiatrist, so this is a question, not a statement ... do any professional shrinks think that Mister Bloomberg might be compensating (or even settling a score) with the world because he is shorter in height than average men?

In other words, could Mister Bloomberg's statist edicts be the result of a form of PTSD from being one-upped socially, or possibly bullied, by those of normal or greater physical stature?.

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25 posted on 03/18/2013 11:45:02 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: algernon_garnock

This idiot is turning into a little Napoleon isn’t he?


26 posted on 03/18/2013 11:47:02 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: autumnraine

Blooingidiot has all the credentials to make him desirable to the G.O.P.E. as the next “R” presidential candidate.

Dole, McCain, Romney, Bloomberg, a natural progression.


27 posted on 03/18/2013 11:48:36 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: algernon_garnock

His new group “Mayors Against Tobacco Viewing”


28 posted on 03/18/2013 11:48:52 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: algernon_garnock

How about horse’s a$$ mayors being kept out of sight.


29 posted on 03/18/2013 11:50:53 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Make you mad? $h!t in a hat.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

$$$s


30 posted on 03/18/2013 11:52:56 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: massgopguy

Whaat? They let you smoke? Not in the despotic city of New York though right?


31 posted on 03/18/2013 11:55:41 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: algernon_garnock

"He's baack!"


32 posted on 03/18/2013 11:56:29 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: algernon_garnock
Even regular people realize that Bloomberg is a statist and against freedom. And that is true bloomberg is an idiot and wrong.

but no one understands that Obamacare is much worse than ALL the things Bloomberg has done.

Already there 50,000 pages of new government regulations for Obamacare set to come out.

Just one of these regulations requires delis ,convenience stores, supermarkets ,everything to post calorie counts of every item of food ,after lab analysis etc.

ALL democrat congressmen voted for Obamacare not a single Republican did. democrats get a pass always. all democrats also want to take away our guns,take our retirement, want Amnesty and to grow government even more (take away our freedoms)

33 posted on 03/18/2013 12:00:08 PM PDT by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: algernon_garnock

Il Duetche Blloomberg- NYC’s pro-choice mayor....it will be his choice as to what you can drink...it will be his choice as to where you can smoke...it will be his choice as to what advertising you can and cannot see! hail il deutsche bloomberg!


34 posted on 03/18/2013 12:06:29 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Seaplaner

more likely the little twit was just an excellent vessel for an evil spirit...


35 posted on 03/18/2013 12:08:20 PM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: algernon_garnock

bump


36 posted on 03/18/2013 12:09:38 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: autumnraine

Look, “his people” of NY cannot read so he should leave the cigs out in public so customers can point to the brand they want.

P.S.-Has he made mention that NY’ers cannot read and it is important he help teach them? No? Well, I didn’t think so.


37 posted on 03/18/2013 12:11:37 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: algernon_garnock

Guess I’m amazed this wasn’t dealt with years ago.


38 posted on 03/18/2013 12:12:10 PM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: algernon_garnock; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows
A new proposal would require New York City retailers to keep tobacco products out of sight under a first-in-the-nation proposal aimed at reducing the youth smoking rate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.

Would that also go for suppressing the visibility of Snoop Doog materials, Hollyweird films, and certain publications that glorify "schmoking"?

Or are they exempted as were 40 oz bottles of malt liquor under his 32oz. "beverage" ban?

39 posted on 03/18/2013 12:15:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: God luvs America

Despot Bloomberg claims he is banning all this stuff for public health, yet he promotes bicycle riding like a fanatic which kills more and more people every year. Just about every day I read the paper, sure enough another person is killed riding a bike.

This proves to me this is not about public health with him but more about flexing his power. Like I said in another post, every Monday like clockwork he bans something new. He keeps testing the boundaries to see what he can get away with.

Can you imagine this guy as President? And liberals think the 2nd Amendment is unnecessary? ho ho ho.


40 posted on 03/18/2013 12:15:53 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: autumnraine

I don’t know of anyone who gives Nanny Bloomberg a pass.

Recall that his first response to the Times Square bomb plot was to blame an overweight middle aged white male tea party patriot, probably upset over Obamacare.

He’s a “former” Democrat and whole hog liberal.


41 posted on 03/18/2013 12:17:32 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He tried to ban Happy Hour.

I’m sure some of my favorite restaurant/bar owners told him what might happen to him if he did.

And now the long-suffering candy store owners will have to cover their cigarette cases with a tarp or something. How are they going to put them in drawers or closets? Does Bloombird know how small these places are? Has he ever gone into one to buy his own newspaper?

Any suggestions for what message should be on the tarp?


42 posted on 03/18/2013 12:18:11 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: shove_it
He is funding anti- gun agenda, including funds to candidates in other states committed to his agenda.
43 posted on 03/18/2013 12:21:12 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Pedestrians have been killed by bike riders.


44 posted on 03/18/2013 12:21:50 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: algernon_garnock
I`ll bet the jackass Bloomberg stole toys from other kids because "they were having to much fun, dammit".
Some people just plain need a punch in the kisser.
45 posted on 03/18/2013 12:24:17 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: algernon_garnock

New York a tough town? Then why doesn’t somebody take this little two-bit Mussolini by the scruff of his neck and kick his ass down the steps of City Hall? This little pissant has gone power-mad and become the Nanny from Hell. Who the f’ck is some little twerp of a mayor, even one from New York City to go around telling honest business people, merchants , vendors and the public what it can/can’t eat or drink something in any amount? This little pissant need to stfu!


46 posted on 03/18/2013 12:26:44 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/02/27/Big-Money-in-Politics-Bloomberg-Buys-IL-Congressional-Primary-for-Anti-Gun-Radical

BIG MONEY IN POLITICS: BLOOMBERG BUYS IL CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY FOR ANTI-GUN RADICAL


47 posted on 03/18/2013 12:27:38 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: algernon_garnock
Poke...poke...poke. poke... anybody paying attention? Poke...poke...poke...
48 posted on 03/18/2013 12:34:28 PM PDT by lucky american (The Democrats will follow the big "D"even if it means going over a cliff.)
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To: algernon_garnock
Boys! Business is about to pick up!


49 posted on 03/18/2013 12:47:29 PM PDT by Clock King
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To: Cowboy Bob
Instead of playing these games, why don’t they just outlaw tobacco?

Have you ever seen the tax revenue that tobacco produces? They'll never outlaw it, just make it more expensive and then wonder why their precious revenue stream is drying up.

50 posted on 03/18/2013 2:15:11 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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