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Old 04-01-2009, 12:18 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Originally Posted by Costa Rica Chica View Post
Noise pollution laws are created so that people do not disturb others. You don't get sick from noise pollution.


Radioactive leaves? Fiberglass? Why would a tobacco company create studies showing this? I thought the research comment was made to say that research of other causes of health risks generally related to smoking haven't been explored (which I don't believe is true.)
Noise pollution after certain hours, which you described, are to ensure people get sleep. Lack of sleep can cause sickness and poor productivity at work.

Sorry if I wasn't clear. Third party examinations of the content of tobacco products is what I was referring to. Determining what is in something is an easy task however I haven't seen anything on how those individual things increase health risk. The fiberglass is obvious as it creates lacerations in the skin allowing the addictive elements reach the blood stream faster. The radiation comes from using cheap industrial phosphate fertilizers. These fertilizers contain trace amounts radium and high-phosphate fertilizer, according to tobacco companies, makes the tobacco taste better. As crops are grown on the same land year after year the radiation builds up. Unfortunately, the US National Cancer Institute does not investigate this seriously possible cause of cancer.
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Old 04-01-2009, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Kent, Washington
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Does that mean I can cough in your face whenever I want?

I won't like it but I won't try to make it illegal. I'm a liberal.
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Old 04-01-2009, 01:25 PM
 
Location: Kent, Washington
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In retrospect I see I've spoken too harshly to some people here and I apologize, not for what I think but for my manner in expressing it to Coldwine, Costa Rica and Lenniel.

My apologies.
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Old 04-01-2009, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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In retrospect I see I've spoken too harshly to some people here and I apologize, not for what I think but for my manner in expressing it to Coldwine, Costa Rica and Lenniel.

My apologies.
I'm sure you mean it, tom! maybe you do today but not tomorrow
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Old 04-01-2009, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I'm sure you mean it, tom! maybe you do today but not tomorrow
How magnanimous of you.
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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tom's been rude to everyone in this thread. he should apologize to the entire board for his behavior.
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Logan Square
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tom's been rude to everyone in this thread. he should apologize to the entire board for his behavior.
That's step 9 of 12
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Tower Grove East, St. Louis, MO
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He doesn't owe me an apology (though I don't think we should say p____ on this forum). I wish he was my grandpa.
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Houston Texas
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oh get over it

Tom doesn't bother me because I have a choice of not reading his posts with the click of a button. Too many whiny babies.
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Evanston
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Noise pollution after certain hours, which you described, are to ensure people get sleep. Lack of sleep can cause sickness and poor productivity at work.
If people are allergic, having smoke blown in their faces - even outdoors - can cause headaches and other minor malladies.

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Sorry if I wasn't clear. Third party examinations of the content of tobacco products is what I was referring to. Determining what is in something is an easy task however I haven't seen anything on how those individual things increase health risk. The fiberglass is obvious as it creates lacerations in the skin allowing the addictive elements reach the blood stream faster. The radiation comes from using cheap industrial phosphate fertilizers. These fertilizers contain trace amounts radium and high-phosphate fertilizer, according to tobacco companies, makes the tobacco taste better. As crops are grown on the same land year after year the radiation builds up. Unfortunately, the US National Cancer Institute does not investigate this seriously possible cause of cancer.
Aw, now I get it. I didn't know fiberglass was added to chewing tobacco to make it absorb quicker. (kind of like Gold Schlagger? Lol. That stuff is lethal.) Well I wouldn't trust any Phillip Morris Add about health and tobacco anyways. I know this is off topic - but smoking marijuana is supposedly more harmful to lungs because it is unfiltered. Is this because of the actual plant or because it does not have additives like cigarettes?
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