We know the harm tobacco does to your health. Taxes over taxes are added on a weekly to “discourage” smokers. Yet, while those taxes help finance cancer in countries where public Medcare is applicable, we also know that some other countries simply make money out of people’s addiction. We also know very well that a government can decide to forbid a dangerous product overnight, as they usually do with drugs. Then why not cigarettes? We’ve watched documentaries about the biggest bandits, Chapo, Escobar and the billions or dollars they would generate via drug Trade. And the murders of course. But how much money have governments been making for decades thanks to tobacco? And how many murders in disguise via heart failure, cancers etc.
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