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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

No Smoking

Here in Lawrence we have thankfully passed a smoking ban. It's a real nice one too. No smoking inside public buildings of any kind. It's glorious mainly because I'm a non-smoker. Smokers, as I understand it, aren't as happy.

I've now seen three different types of smokeless cigarettes. I should say I've seen them advertised. No public spotting as of yet, but I have a feeling they are about to become popular.

I'm pretty curious to talk to someone who has used such a device. I'd like to hear how it stands up to a regular cigarette. It appears to have everything a smoker could want: something to put in their mouth, odorless vapor for mouth feel, and of course nicotine. The one difference I see is that each cartridge is equivalent to 2 packs of cigarettes. Unless you are in the habit of smoking 2 packs in a sitting you'll have to get use to not finishing a cigarette.

It seems like the perfect solution for smokers to make the triumphant return to the indoors. At $10 a case it also appears to be a money saving venture. If anyone gets a chance to try one of these or has seen one in the wild, drop me a line.

1 Comments:

Blogger T-Money said...

I have tried smokeless cigarrettes, they are disgusting and taste nothing like real cigarrettes. They have been around for almost 20 years, there is a reason they haven't caught on.

10/04/2007 9:32 PM  

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