"The poorer mental function seen among alcoholics, many of whom also regularly smoke cigarettes, may be partially due to the long-term effects of nicotine, new research suggests…’cigarette smoking was negatively related to IQ and thinking’"
Well, since starting to smoke in the first place is pretty stupid, I can’t say I’m surprised.
An entire nation has banned public smoking! On top of that, selling tobacco is also illegal.
Woohoo! 🙂 (Thanks, Evangelical
The First Nonsmoking Nation
If you’re indignant that your boss just shut the smoking room and outraged that you have to leave the bar to light up, take heart. Life could be worse. You could be Bhutanese.
I’m pleased to announce that another
country has passed a ban on smoking in public places. Woohoo! There’s more good
news on the horizon:
” In Britain, the government
has announced plans to introduce public smoking bans in England
Now, if we could just get more US states to follow New York and California’s lead…
The Governator has banned smoking in California prisons. I’m happy to see smoking
banned any place. This ban might have some interesting consequences, however. Cigarettes
are often used as currency in prison. This will upset the whole economy.
Restaurant Smoking Ban Discussed
A state lawmaker says the time has come to ban smoking at all workplaces in Pennsylvania, including bars and restaurants. State Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, R-Montgomery County, says he will push for legislation simlar to that of California, New York, Maine, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida and Massachusetts, where the law is already in place.