Ohio panel: Ban all tobacco on campuses

Jul 24, 2012 Full story: Chillicothe Gazette 66

If Ohio University adopts the recommended ban on tobacco products, the policy presumably would extend to its branch campuses, including the one in Chillicothe.

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Non-Smoker

Chillicothe, OH

#1 Jul 24, 2012
Hope this ban includes all forms of chew.
pbj

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Jul 24, 2012
Non-Smoker wrote:
Hope this ban includes all forms of chew.
I agree 100%

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#3 Jul 25, 2012
You want the tax revenue I pay on a pack of cigarettes. I smoke outside in rain, sleet and snow at a regulated distance. Last time I checked, smoking was legal. BTW- I have yet to see an establishment comply with the law in toto.

Over regulation of a legal substance is ridiculous.

Make tobacco illegal already; you prepare to bi-tch that you pay more taxes.

Silly rose colored glasses wearers refuse to look at the whole picture.
Fred

Canton, OH

#4 Jul 25, 2012
GlitterSucks wrote:
You want the tax revenue I pay on a pack of cigarettes. I smoke outside in rain, sleet and snow at a regulated distance. Last time I checked, smoking was legal. BTW- I have yet to see an establishment comply with the law in toto.
Over regulation of a legal substance is ridiculous.
Make tobacco illegal already; you prepare to bi-tch that you pay more taxes.
Silly rose colored glasses wearers refuse to look at the whole picture.
I can't believe anyone could be stupid enough to stand in the rain to smoke.

However, you must be that person.
kara

United States

#5 Jul 25, 2012
Smokers pay taxes as well! If u don't like it stay away from it :)
pbj

Brooklyn, NY

#6 Jul 25, 2012
GlitterSucks wrote:
You want the tax revenue I pay on a pack of cigarettes. I smoke outside in rain, sleet and snow at a regulated distance. Last time I checked, smoking was legal. BTW- I have yet to see an establishment comply with the law in toto.

Over regulation of a legal substance is ridiculous.

Make tobacco illegal already; you prepare to bi-tch that you pay more taxes.

Silly rose colored glasses wearers refuse to look at the whole picture.
get rid of tobacco. Make it illegal

Since: Jan 12

Chillicothe, OH

#7 Jul 25, 2012
pbj wrote:
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get rid of tobacco. Make it illegal
I think we should get rid of controlling people such as yourself! If someone is smoking away from you out in the open its really none of yours or anyone else's damn business! Keep your nose where it belongs in your business and out of everyone else's.

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#8 Jul 25, 2012
pbj wrote:
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get rid of tobacco. Make it illegal
How is your trans fat intake, you know that's not good for you. What's your cholesterol, trig level? I would be more than happy to calculate your BMI.

Holier than thou people need to self reflect about their bad habits.
ItsAFact

Frederick, MD

#10 Jul 25, 2012
GlitterSucks wrote:
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How is your trans fat intake, you know that's not good for you. What's your cholesterol, trig level? I would be more than happy to calculate your BMI.
Holier than thou people need to self reflect about their bad habits.
BMI > IQ = anti-smoker.

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#11 Jul 25, 2012
ItsAFact wrote:
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BMI > IQ = anti-smoker.
If your BMI is greater than your IQ = you're a fat ass with a low IQ.
Kettle is Black

Atlanta, GA

#12 Jul 25, 2012
GlitterSucks wrote:
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How is your trans fat intake, you know that's not good for you. What's your cholesterol, trig level? I would be more than happy to calculate your BMI.
Holier than thou people need to self reflect about their bad habits.
Problem is, all the things you listed, smokers too are guilty of plus they smoke. Ticking time bomb, tic-toc tic toc.

“Where did I put my tiara?”

Since: Dec 11

Columbus, OH

#13 Jul 25, 2012
Kettle is Black wrote:
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Problem is, all the things you listed, smokers too are guilty of plus they smoke. Ticking time bomb, tic-toc tic toc.
My BMI is 19.1

Tick tock, tick tock, fat ass.

My point, stop vilifying something legal, just as a baconater is; difference, I pay taxes on my bad habit There are a very few number of people that live their lives "right". Self reflect as opposed to deflect as I save to pay for your knee replacement.
Oliver

Springboro, OH

#14 Jul 25, 2012
It makes no sense to outlaw/ban something that generates so much tax revenue as smoking does.

The loss of revenue will only result in higher and higher taxes.

This is why socialism always fails in the end, higher taxes and loss of freedom are always the result of this misguided policies.
pbj

Brooklyn, NY

#15 Jul 25, 2012
classychazy wrote:
<quoted text>I think we should get rid of controlling people such as yourself! If someone is smoking away from you out in the open its really none of yours or anyone else's damn business! Keep your nose where it belongs in your business and out of everyone else's.
when they smoke out in the open, it's going into my non smoker lungs.

Since: Jan 12

Chillicothe, OH

#16 Jul 25, 2012
pbj wrote:
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when they smoke out in the open, it's going into my non smoker lungs.
Re-read the post I said "away from you" . If I am standing ten feet from you I am not blowing smoke in your face. You should be more worried about what the Glatfelter (mead) pumps out of those smoke stacks that peels the paint off your car then me smoking down wind from you.
kara

United States

#17 Jul 25, 2012
Right on! If u don't like it stay away!! Ppl who don't smoke are no more important then ppl who do!!
pbj

Brooklyn, NY

#18 Jul 25, 2012
classychazy wrote:
<quoted text>Re-read the post I said "away from you" . If I am standing ten feet from you I am not blowing smoke in your face. You should be more worried about what the Glatfelter (mead) pumps out of those smoke stacks that peels the paint off your car then me smoking down wind from you.
if you still smoke down wind from me than it's still going into my lungs!!!

Since: Apr 12

Hilliard, OH

#19 Jul 25, 2012
pbj wrote:
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when they smoke out in the open, it's going into my non smoker lungs.
As you walk by?
Give me a break (and I've never smoked.)
The Author

Grove City, OH

#20 Jul 25, 2012
pbj wrote:
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if you still smoke down wind from me than it's still going into my lungs!!!
Curious set of physical laws where you live!!!
sidekick

Bowling Green, OH

#22 Jul 25, 2012
GlitterSucks wrote:
You want the tax revenue I pay on a pack of cigarettes. I smoke outside in rain, sleet and snow at a regulated distance. Last time I checked, smoking was legal. BTW- I have yet to see an establishment comply with the law in toto.
Over regulation of a legal substance is ridiculous.
Make tobacco illegal already; you prepare to bi-tch that you pay more taxes.
Silly rose colored glasses wearers refuse to look at the whole picture.
Is Dick's Den considered to be on campus turf? LOL

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