Sunday, November 18, 2012

Smoker's License

Here's an idea from a down-under academic.
A public health proposal suggests that tobacco smokers should be required to apply and pay for a “smoker’s license” in order to continue buying cigarettes.

Simon Chapman, a professor at the University of Sydney, proposes that users would have to apply and pay for a mandatory license in the form of a smartcard that would be shown when buying cigarettes. ...

In a controversial move, the smartcard would allow the government to limit how many cigarettes a smoker could buy.
I wonder what the penalty would be for possession of cigarettes without a license.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Bloomburg is already drawing up legislation....


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