It is essential to keep in mind that smoking cigarettes, cigars or pipes is an entirely personal choice. No one is required to smoke. Millions voluntarily stop smoking every year. People have been smoking and enjoying tobacco products for a very long time, but now they have been demonized and ostracized. (CNSNews.com, 02/04/05.)
In the news:
- Will Europe Burn Tobacco Profits? (Business Week).
- Smoking Bans, a U.S. Import, Move to Europe's Cafes (Bloomberg).
If you want to light up a bit after this depressing news, read Robert Tracy's post, The Social History of Smoking Cigarettes.
Related: My post, SMOKING, SPARKLING & BUBBLING...