Big Tobacco gets a pandemic pick-me-up

By Martinne Geller and Siddharth Cavale

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To hell with Big Tobacco.

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This article comes up way to short on the very real numbers of death by cigarettes. It makes the Covid numbers miniscule in comparison. And all of these deaths have been going on for decades...

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Tobacco is a good Covid prophylactic......

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make prices triple in Japan for it...causing much more deaths than covid in total...

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Addicts...JT....tied together. Meanwhile, I and everyone else, kids included, are ambushed by their cancer clouds and the streets are littered with discard butts, because....addicts want to give the finger to society, I guess.

Yes, raise the price by TEN times and start serious outreach for smoking cessation. We are all paying for these sad addicts in our national health bill.

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This is just one of the many causes of death that will be brought by lockdowns. No serious study has ever compared the deaths from lockdowns with how many lives might be saved from Covid-19 because of them. The lockdowns are irresponsible and have no scientific justification - because there have been no proper scientific studies of them.

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Compromising the lungs with smoke isn’t the best thing to do whilst fighting infections...

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