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    approximately 9 million euro of this type of product is sold each day in Ireland.
    20 people die each week in Ireland from using this type of product.

    why is this allowed?

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    Walter Raleigh has been credited with bringing potatoes and tobacco back to Britain, but both of these were already known via the Spanish. Raleigh did, however, help to make smoking popular at court. This was in the sixteenth century. Raleigh had extensive estates in Ireland, and so smoking became popular here.
    Once established, the habit is hard to break. That is one reason, pressure from those addicted.
    The other reason, the biggest reason, is pressure from the sellers of tobacco, to maintain their profits.
    Government revenue from tobacco, in the form of taxes, is not a reason because the cost to the economy from smoking is more than the taxes the government receives.

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    one would argue that fags drink and drugs are equally as bad as each other and i'd have to agree,although i hate drugs

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    Would be interesting to see what happens if they'd ban cigarettes.

    I predict a riot

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    Quote Originally Posted by warmcome View Post
    approximately 9 million euro of this type of product is sold each day in Ireland.
    20 people die each week in Ireland from using this type of product.

    why is this allowed?

    Money.............the root of ALL evil.......

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    Because we live in a free society and people are thankfully allowed do as they please generally ????

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    Quote Originally Posted by southerngeorge View Post
    Because we live in a free society and people are thankfully allowed do as they please generally ????
    For the moment.

    The government are trying to put a stop to all that and slowly it's working.

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    Cool "5 euros please"

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    Quote Originally Posted by warmcome View Post
    approximately 9 million euro of this type of product is sold each day in Ireland.
    20 people die each week in Ireland from using this type of product.

    why is this allowed?

    Money of course, smokers and drinkers contribute more to the exchequer paying taxes when fueling their habit, also they tend to die younger before even collecting their pensions sometime.

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    We can't stop them!!

    Many have tried hard!!

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