‘World No Tobacco Day’? Let’s All Light Up!

Comment from in the article >>> Comment: Today, 31st May 2013, is ‘World No Tobacco Day’, first ‘celebrated’ by the World Health Organization in 1987. It is “intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe.” (Wiki)

Presumably because tobacco smoking is bad for you.

But is it really?

Certainly, it is not for everyone. And yet, in the face of outlandish claims by ‘health experts’ since the second half of the 20th century, many enjoy smoking and have benefited from it.

So let’s get the facts straight…………….
The above is only an excerpt from an article at Sott by Laura Knight-Jadczyk Sott.net Tue, 04 Sep 2007 01:56 CDT
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6 responses to “‘World No Tobacco Day’? Let’s All Light Up!”

  1. Salty says :

    Hi Polly,

  2. pollyann says :

    Laura knows. I agree. Yep, that’s me!! LOL!!

  3. Martijn says :

    Smokey Dopey. 😉

    • Salty says :


      Hi Martijn,
      You know that’s a cigarette the smiley is smoking. Right Martijn?
      You can tell by the shape of the cigarette that it’s a roll your own not a TM or a joint.


  4. Martijn says :

    Yes, I can see it’s a ‘spliff’ Salty. 😉

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