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Smoke Gets in Your Rights

Mad Max Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:28 AM
The tobacco companies should invent a cigarette that people can smoke with their genitals and anuses. Then smoking will be discovered as the next constitutional right.
California Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, has introduced a bill to make it illegal for people to smoke in their own homes -- if they live in an apartment or a condo or a multifamily home. When last I wrote about Levine, he was pushing a statewide law to require grocers to charge for bags. Now he's after cigarettes -- but only the legal kind. With his new AB 746, Levine is following a trail blazed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who pushed a law prohibiting the restaurant sale of large sugary drinks, which a New York judge overturned.

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