Posts tagged "Smoking"

If You Got Cancer From Smoking, That's YOUR Problem

-By Warner Todd Huston The government’s newest great idea to save us all from ourselves is to put billboard sized photos of cancer victims on packs of cigarettes. Big pictures of guys with holes in their necks, lungs blackened, maybe even the occasional really yellow teeth, or perhaps the severely calloused thumb of a smoker... Read more »

Ill. Alliance for Growth: Illinois Cigarette Tax Will Hurt More Than Just Smokers

From the Illinois Alliance for Growth Lawmakers Should Consider Downstream Economic Impact on Border Communities; Jobs (Springfield, Ill.) Don’t tax me, don’t tax thee…tax that man behind the tree has risen to the level of a colloquialism when used by opponents of cigarette tax hikes. It’s an informal way of saying that going after smokers... Read more »