What are the relative risks of e-cigarettes, patches, snuff and nicotine gum?
Some years ago a Texas judge ruled that a cigarette is an inherently defective product since it is not essential to life in the short term, and its only known longterm effect is to kill you.
Snuff. And most illegal drugs. Compared with alcohol and cigarettes, most banned substances are pretty harmless to others. alancalverd, Tue, 24th Sep 2013
I found the distinction between snus and dipping tobacco (also known as snuff in the USA) to be quite interesting.
Same applies to a careless driver, drunk who falls downstairs, failed suicide, prat with chainsaw, broken leg....but we don't ban cars, beer, razor blades, garden tools, skis....
My point was that people who intoxicate themselves do harm others in the process,
How did we get so far off of tobacco?
Unfortunately some of us do, indeed, enjoy smoking. It's unhealthy and antisocial, without a doubt, so many non-smokers don't enjoy smokers. Good on 'em; it's not my favorite characteristic of old Skyli either. Habit and Addiction are a very nasty and tenacious mix.