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WHO Ban On E-Cigarettes Makes The Saddo Sticks Cool And Dangerous

by | 27th, August 2014

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SMOKING is supposed to be sublime. Smokers will tell you that it is. Of course it’s bad for you.

Smoking [cigarettes] reveals the essence of appropriation–displays, in its most abstract form, the motive behind all desire to possess something, to own at all…The cigarette…allows us, in a symbolic act, to take into ourselves the world around us, the whole landscape that smoking a cigarette accompanies.” -Richard Klein

Smoking tobacco is great. The bad news is that your hobby will kill you. Smoking marks you out as a social pariah, hated even more than the fat.

Should give up the evil weed? Of course. But it’s delicious.

What you should not do is smoke those sad e-cigs, mini-totems of twattery that showcase the user to be a pillock. They are safe and therefore dull and a waste of time. They are not sublime. But fair enough, if you want to take responsibility for your own idiocy, go for it. It’s your cred.

But wiat a moment. The  BBC News  reports that smoking puffing on a Toys R Us fag might be dangerous.

The World Health Organization says there should be a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and that sales to children should stop. In a report the health body says there must be no more claims that the devices can help smokers quit – until there is firm evidence to support this.

WHO experts warn the products might pose a threat to adolescents and the foetuses of pregnant women.

Might. Or might not. It’s always useful with warnings to reverse the wording: “WHO experts

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