Sunday, August 20, 2006

Butt Out

Once again the social fascists and morality squad called City Council in Edmonton are planning to beat up on nicotine addicts.
Smokers may face fines for dropping butts Already forced to huddle outside doorways just to get a hit of nicotine, the much maligned tobacco connoisseur could soon be subject to a new burden -- heavy fines. The result of forcing smokers to throw out butts in the trash would be this;
Cigarette butt blaze costs pub $160,000 EDMONTON - A south-side drinking establishment suffered extensive fire damage early Friday morning when cigarette butts started a fire in a wastebasket.

Instead of fining smokers, how about putting ashtrays out on the street. Nope that would be much to sensible and cost effective.

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