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Rush Limbaugh on Drugs

Conservative Talk-show Host


Anti-smoking campaigners will celebrate legal marijuana

As many of you people know, I have had experience with electronic cigarettes. I, El Rushbo, have used them. They're just jolts of nicotine. But it's water vapor. There's no tar, there's nothing carcinogenic in there. Nicotine is not a carcinogen. It is addictive.

At any rate, there's a story here from the BBC: "A new TV advert for a brand of electronic cigarettes marks the first time in decades cigarettes of any sort have been promoted on US television. Anti-smoking campaigners fear the rapid growth of tobacco-free cigarettes could undermine years of successful anti-smoking efforts."

A cigarette in the mouth or in your hand, looks cool. Not to everybody, but to some people it does. And even in current movie making in Hollywood, people smoke all the time, and nobody ever complains about that. And I'll tell you what. The first tobacco company that gets away with putting marijuana in their cigarettes is gonna be celebrated by the same people trying to shut 'em down. You wait.

Source: Rush Limbaugh Show, "electronic cigarettes" , Dec 6, 2012

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