Why is the government not allowing me to smoke Clove Cigarettes after 9/22/09?

As of September 22, it will be illegal to sell flavored cigarettes. As a result, clove cigarettes, which have been imported from Indonesia and sold in the U.S. since 1968, and cigarettes flavors like cherry and chocolate mocha are about to become a controlled substance.

The reason reported is to not attract children but studies show that minors prefer regular cigs or menthol. The above mention cigarettes are still available for sale. Clove cigarettes account for less than 1% of cigarette sales.

Why is the government telling why types of tobacco flavor I am ALLOWED to have after they have increased taxes on it 400% and I am virtually not allowed to smoke in public? Is this still America? I know cigarette smoke is not good for my health but it is a choice that I have made and I should have the right to pollute my lungs with what ever flavor that I choose.

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favourite answer

    It's infuriating, I know, when the supposed "free country" restricts what we can and can not do. I'm sure there will be a black market for it so get the cloves now before they have a "war on cloves"

  • 4 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I don't know . I am a Democrat and I think it is stupid . Democrats have their asinine ways too I guess .

    It is like when I hear Republicans talking about Democrats who smoke . I wonder if they realize that Tobacco is very much a Red State Republican ( even backed politically ) industry .

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I am absolutely fed up with the government. Screw the government right to hell.

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