Skip to comments.Public Health Proposal Considers Mandatory ‘Smokers License’
Posted on 11/15/2012 8:43:28 PM PST by jakerobins
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) A public health proposal suggests that tobacco smokers should be required to apply and pay for a smokers license in order to continue buying cigarettes.
In this weeks PLOS Medicine medical journal, two leading tobacco control advocates debate the merits of the smokers license. Simon Chapman, a professor at the University of Sydney, proposes that users would have to apply and pay for a mandatory license in the form of a smartcard that would be shown when buying cigarettes.
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Sieg Heil! Mein fuhrer Barry!
We have no constitution. Or at least there is an unratified 28th amendment that states
“The Federal Government may ignore all the preceding verbiage and just do whatever you think best.”
Makes you wonder what Barry Benghazi and his Nazis have planned for the “lady parts” of the “lady parts” voters. They’ll deserve whatever they get. They voted for it.
Who ever dreamed there would be a black market for salt, 16 oz sodas, smokes (outside of prison), a thick and juicy burger,...
I sure never did.
I’m not a smoker, but you guys can count me on your side on this one.
Enough already! This is Der Fuhrer territory.
We are being destroyed by political correctness, and that S needs to stop here.
There are no “proposals” anymore by your overlords - as a resident of a fascist union sector - if it’s floated in the press it will guaran-g()D@mm-teed come to be edict.
The Fascists of the Left know no boundaries.
A law like this will just open up a black market.
I'll put it in my Weber kettle and smoke it.
Tobacco users are today’s Juden. Tomorrow, it may be people who choose to drive V8’s, or burn wood, or eat meat, or don’t donate enough to the Victory Drive.
Freedom is a tough concept, chipped away blow by blow.
You can’t wait until they come after your “vice” to oppose them.
Smoking reduces per life year healthcare costs because it reduces life expectancy. You would think that Leftists would embrace smoking and smokers. Smokers pay more taxes and have shorter lives, a perfect Leftist subject.
I’m a tobacco user, and I know it’s not the healthiest habit. That’s not the point.
Since when this this government of, by and for the people start telling us what to do?
They’ll be herding the overweight into healthcamps next.
Smoking, chewing, spitting, snorting and snuffing is none of the feds business. Which Article of the Constitution can one base this assault on?
I hear in NYC you can’t slurp anymore.
Is anyone still awake?
I’m going to open up a paraphernalia shop. I’ll sell camouflaged salt shakers, 24 oz. bottles and squeeze tubes to clandestinely carry butter.
This is being proposed in Australia not the USA...
I’m stockpiling rendered lard and moving cracklins fast as I can.
obama has created a new “Black Fat” market.
I can see it. Set up several backwoods deep frier locations. Hire some good country road drivers. Establish some reliable connections with owners of sports bars, tackle shops and convenience stores. Carry a Thompson .45 in a violin case.
Next thing you know, the Anti-Smoking Nazis will make smokers wear Yellow Stars to embarrass and harass them.
Hmmm! Where I have seen that before. Oh yes, by the people who sent my relatives to Auschwitz.