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Now, that makes sense

I was walking through the cube farm that is my life today when I noticed a pack of cigarettes on a desk. I don't normally notice things like that, but the package was not one of the normal ones. This one was brightly colored with pictures of nature on the it.

I stopped and read the packaging and saw something that I really didn't expect. They were organic cigarettes. Organic? What in the hell is that? The cigarette for people who want to make sure that their carcinogens are completely natural? While I was reading the package, the guy who lives in this cube returned. He asked what I was up to and I told him I was just reading the packaging. He said that they were great and that he pays an extra $2.00 a pack for them.

Now, I can understand spending a little extra to get organic produce. I routinely buy organic tomatoes. Mostly because I think they taste better. But, organic cigarettes?

Yeah, now that makes sense...

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JUST TO CLARIFY....ORGANIC MEANS GROWN WITHOUT CHEMICALS OR PESTICIDES. OBVIOUSLY THE TOBACCO IN THESE CIGARETTES WAS GROWN ORGANICALLY. IT DOES MAKE SENSE TO SMOKE THESE IF YOU'RE GONNA SMOKE JUST LIKE CHOOSING ORGANIC FOOD. I BELIEVE THAT ALL THE CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES ARE THE REAL CANCER CULPRITS....THINK ABOUT IT.

I don't think Fat man really understands things in general. THE AMERICAN DIET is so bad and full of crap that it has not only made people obese but also made them stupid. What would you rather smoke crappy cigarettes loaded with plenty of man made additives and chemicals or the best alternative made of organic tobacco..?....DUUUUUUUUH......do you work for marlboro?

To Dave "Smarty Pants" Duh: While it's true that the American diet is full of crap, people do choose what they put in their mouth. And for the record: It is not so much the additives in tobacco that make it dangerous, but the chemicals that are generated WHEN THE TOBACCO BURNS that are carcinogenic. So, no matter if it is organic or not, when it burns, it ain't good. That's why the tobacco companies are trying to come up with a product that heats the tobacco as oppose to burn it, but that's not going too well. The key is moderation, like the marketing campaign for American Spirit, brought to you by the good ol' folks at RJR, says: "Created based on the traditional American Indian usage of tobacco -- in moderation." That means for special occasions (religious, celebratory, etc). And by the way, notice how the package of American Spirit says: "No additives in our tobacco does NOT mean a safer cigarette."

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