Just ban the production, distribution and consumption of the substance. It is and would be a lot cheaper and more available on the black market anyway.
It started with tobacco. Next up will be alchohol. Then it will be red meat. Then it will be junk food. Then it will be body weight. The list will go on and on. If you think you are safe, you are wrong. There will be no escape.
Wanna save some REAL money?
Deny health care to a smoker. Either that, or triple their premiums.
This will be good news to the New Hampshire tobacco dealers. People from Mass will travel in ever larger droves to NH for their smokes, and we’ll rake in the dough.