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Old 08-15-2019, 02:00 PM
 
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I do think they won the war on smoking when you look at the numbers.
They do need to refocus now on more current health issues which are increasing as time goes on and has already surpassed the smoking numbers.
Yes more govt lables from Dr uncle sam!
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:06 PM
 
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Yes more govt lables from Dr uncle sam!
Not necessarily labels per say. Heck, they are the FDA..they can directly regulate what ingredients go into processed food.
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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Anyone with a brain knows smoking is deadly. And can cause various diseases at the end of the day its personal responsibility I think the surgeon general warning is sufficient.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L456XAGarqc
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:08 PM
 
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Not necessarily labels per say. Heck, they are the FDA..they can directly regulate what ingredients go into processed food.
While keeping helpful things from the marketplace at the same time! They are great multi-taskers over at that there FDA
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:11 PM
 
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Wait, people still smoke, it's 2019!
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:18 PM
 
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While keeping helpful things from the marketplace at the same time! They are great multi-taskers over at that there FDA
I've given up on them.

Eggs are good
Eggs are bad
Eggs are good again

And you can substitute "eggs" with a number of other foods that they have lauded, denounced and then re-lauded over the years.
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:23 PM
 
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I've given up on them.

Eggs are good
Eggs are bad
Eggs are good again

And you can substitute "eggs" with a number of other foods that they have lauded, denounced and then re-lauded over the years.
Yeah govt is great dietician too, just look at the food pyramid it created for us that has been such a wonderul guideline to o̶b̶e̶s̶i̶t̶y̶ healthy eating.
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:32 PM
 
Location: SGV
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Yeah govt is great dietician too, just look at the food pyramid it created for us that has been such a wonderul guideline to o̶b̶e̶s̶i̶t̶y̶ healthy eating.
In all fairness to the FDA, maybe they aren't good multitaskers.

You can't create a comprehensive food pyramid while you're simultaneously raiding an Amish farmer (in complete SWAT gear) for selling raw milk to his neighbor.

So many people to save and so little time...God bless the FDA for trying!
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:33 PM
 
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Unfortunately, we all have to pay for those who make bad health decisions. If they had to pay for themselves it would be one thing. But we are all connected in this society.

This is the problem and why there should not be any kind of socialized health care! Who wants to share a health care plan with someone making bad deciisons?


And think about what you endorse here...So, lets start putting grotesque pictures on salt shakers, tubs of KFC, big gulps, round-up...heck, wrap a whole motorcycle in an image of a guy dead in a ditch. Its really absurd.



We need to all be able to calculate our own risk-reward in a free society without being barked at as what to do.
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Old 08-15-2019, 02:35 PM
 
Location: SGV
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Unfortunately, we all have to pay for those who make bad health decisions. If they had to pay for themselves it would be one thing. But we are all connected in this society.
The answer to your correct evaluation isn't to double down on more forced collectivism. It's to abandon it completely.

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