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1 posted on 07/27/2003 12:15:45 PM PDT by yonif
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To: yonif
WOW!!! And to think I didn't know that I was "free basing" when I smoke cigarettes.
2 posted on 07/27/2003 12:18:29 PM PDT by vikingcelt
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To: yonif
My personal experience has always caused me to believe Marlboro was the most addictive cigarette on the market.

The several times I've done the cold turkey with 'em........had me doubled over from the cravings.

Oh well, it's not like I didn't know cigarettes were addictive when I started......

3 posted on 07/27/2003 12:22:04 PM PDT by Mariner
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They varied greatly, ranging from one per cent or two per cent to 36 per cent for a speciality US brand called American Spirit.

Interesting. American Spirit claims its cigarettes are additive free. They even have a super-specialty variety that contains only organically grown tobacco.

4 posted on 07/27/2003 12:24:59 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: yonif; Just another Joe
They varied greatly, ranging from one per cent or two per cent to 36 per cent for a speciality US brand called American Spirit.

That is interesting. For the last ten years (3rd decade of smoking) I have rolled my own from American Spirit. It is all additive free. 100% tobacco. I smoke less than when I smoked Marlboro (1st ten years) and Camel Filters (2nd ten years).

When I switched to rolling my own I used Velvet, not AS. I had a couple of packs of Camel Filters left at the time. For the first week or so I found myself smoking cigarette after cigarette of Velvet until I was nearly green from nicotine poisoning and still not feeling "satisified". I would then light up a Camel Filter and get "satisfaction" with the first puff. I had to wean myself off of the chemo-smokes.

6 posted on 07/27/2003 12:31:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (Joe McCarthy was right ... so was PT Barnum!)
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7 posted on 07/27/2003 12:34:02 PM PDT by firewalk
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To: yonif
On behalf of the many smokers who can't speak for themselves because those mecahnical voices boxes don't always work, these is just another case of bad science.
8 posted on 07/27/2003 12:38:58 PM PDT by Tacis
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13 posted on 07/27/2003 1:12:25 PM PDT by paix
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To: yonif
Menthol cigarettes are also more addictive than regular. For a menthol smoker, it's easier to quit by switching to non-menthol cigarettes first, and then weaning oneself off of those.

Following the incremental quitting strategy, another good method is switching from store-bought cigarettes to rolling your own. Tobacco shops sell good quality, reasonably priced additive free tobacco, along with rolling papers in bulk that are much cheaper than the pot smoker's rolling papers that you can buy at convenience stores. They also have rolling machines that only cost two or three bucks.

14 posted on 07/27/2003 1:13:19 PM PDT by squidly
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Like I've been saying for the past 25 years, I can quit anytime I want!

-Jay

P.S. -- Remember when we were little kids and our mothers used to nag and nag and nag at us and our dads used to order us around? The one thing we had to look forward to was when we'd grow up and would then be free of nagging and being ordered about. ...so WHAT THE HELL is up with the State nagging me and trying to order me around these days? They ain't my freakin' parents!
19 posted on 07/27/2003 1:41:01 PM PDT by Jay D. Dyson (Leftists are like any other lower life form...they devour their own when it suits their purpose.)
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To: deadhead
Switch, don't fight.
24 posted on 07/27/2003 2:05:50 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: yonif
Duh. How much money funded this gem of research?
25 posted on 07/27/2003 2:14:01 PM PDT by Ruth A.
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To: yonif
They varied greatly, ranging from one per cent or two per cent to 36 per cent for a speciality US brand called American Spirit.
 
That line proves to me that this study/article is a load of crap.
 
Please excuse my language.

37 posted on 07/27/2003 3:11:45 PM PDT by AnnaZ (unspunwithannaz.blogspot.com... "It is UNSPUN and it is Unspun, but it is not unspun." -- unspun)
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To: yonif
Off with their filters!
47 posted on 07/27/2003 8:37:20 PM PDT by ladyinred (The left have blood on their hands.)
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