SWIM dosent know if outside links are allowed or not, he will post some if they are.
Basically President Obama is going to ban the selling of any flavored tobacco, shisha smoked in hookah pipes, clove cigarettes, flavored cigars. The reason why is because these appeal to minors, which SWIM agrees with but restricting the sales all together is TOTALLY BS.
There will be no more flavored swishers, flavored hookah tobacco, basically alot of the stuff that make smoking more enjoyable than smoking gross cigarettes that make people smell bad and stain clothes.
SWIM smokes grape swishers from time to time and it dosent even make then taste like straight up grape, it STILL tastes like a cigar. So Obama's theory of "if they dont appeal to minors and taste bad then they wont even smoke anything in the first place, lowering the % of smokers" is very flawed.
USA is REALLY against smokers with the recent laws past. SWIM understands the no indoor smoking at public facilities they recently passed in his state, because then the whole place gets stained with smoke, 2nd hand smoke and stuff. They are trying to take it too far though. Some laws their trying to pass are:
"No smoking with your kids in the car" (2nd hand smoke, the parents wont listen to the kids saying "mom we dont want 2nd hand smoke")
"No smoking in apartment buildings and rented houses"
Even "Smoke free counties" (where it will be illegal to smoke even outside in that county, basically anywhere except SWIY's property) But if the house act passes SWIY could only smoke outside SWIY's house or inside if they were owning.
SWIM thinks this is completely rediculous and almost a rights violation. If they want to decrease the amount of underage smokers then how about stricter ID rules like at smoke shops where they dont really check. And more education about what smoking does to people in school, but instead of just scaring them also talk about different aspects like the cost of smoking a pack a day.
What does SWIY think about this? Especily SWIYs from different countries where smoking isnt as looked down apon in USA.
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