F1 » F1 a victim as Bahrain stamps out smoking.

Hard line on tobacco products hits F1-related advertising.

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Ghost2912 _

April 23, 2008 1:30 AM

Dead on, Yan. As long as a product is legal, you should have the right to advertise it. One the one hand, governments pass anti-tobacco legislation, but on the other hand they make billions on taxes and duties from the sale of tobacco and alcohol. Can someone offer a better example of shamefaced hypocrisy?

I'm not saying smoking is good, of course it isn't. Any idiot with half a brain knows it's bad for you. But it should be up to the individual (and parents, in the case of minors) to decide whether they want to smoke or not.

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