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Now here's my take on the anti smoking campaign I'll get straight to this I believe it is perhaps the most successful public health campaign in history and all right have -- full -- only 18% of adults use tobacco that is an all time low I used to oppose always restrictions on smoking.
Now I don't.
-- with me for a second I'm gonna take you back a few years time it was a boss conduct in London in 1971.
I sold tickets on those red double -- -- Smoking was only allowed up stats believe me they was thick and the smell was really intense when -- ran out to the top deck.
But because just about everybody -- in those days I navigated a second soul when anti smoking campaign has started to make them -- Ignored him I thought I was zealots.
But you know as you get -- you develop a sense for your own mortality.
You stop to think.
You could not ignore the evidence the smoking is dangerous and it is addictive.
But when smoking was restricted the -- began to clear I noticed it.
Kind of liked it.
I started to -- my position.
I didn't like the government imposing -- will but I could not deny the benefits of less tobacco use in this case government action has been good for society -- -- -- -- And smoking has all but disappeared in polite society OK but walked -- -- government campaigns will lie eventually agree with.
Subsidize wind and -- look -- no.
The subsidized -- not how about a sixteen ounce soda ban proposed by New York's Mayor Bloomberg or his leftover food com Boston demand -- The anti smoking campaign is unique it's public health benefits are obvious.
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