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Hiding tobacco in New York?

March 21, 2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg just can’t help himself. Next on his to-do list: Force retailers to hide tobacco products....

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Curly1

Mar-21-13 12:52 AM

Perhaps it would serve the city of New York to hide the mayor. ;)

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EarlyBird

Mar-21-13 7:51 AM

This sounds goofy enough that we will probably soon be voting on this in ND too.

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KneeAwn

Mar-21-13 9:47 AM

I take it Bloomberg is a skinny non smoker....maybe a control freak

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locomotive

Mar-21-13 4:06 PM

Agreed about Curly's comment.

:-)

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rajiihammr

Mar-21-13 7:07 PM

.... "but simply hiding the products makes little sense."

I'm not so sure, for instance doesn't this next sentence make you want at treat...."Will the Krispy Kremes be next?" And how much more would you want a Krispy Kreme if it was right under your nose? Or a four color 2'X 4'poster of a Krispy Kreme right behind the counter...."Mmmm, doughnuts, uuuggzzhhh..."

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locomotive

Mar-21-13 11:06 PM

raj, that only works for animated characters with a catchy theme song.

:-)

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BeaverFan

Mar-25-13 5:38 PM

I think you should ban attractive young people from smoking. Only out of shape, overweight and ugly people should be allowed to smoke. What message does it send young girls when they see a model smoking? Also, obese people should be banned from wearing shirts that expose their midriff. It sends the same bad "this is ok" message.

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locomotive

Mar-27-13 8:23 PM

Great post, beaverfan.

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