Now, I have never smoked and will never smoke (I may take up
|I should smoke, though. |
I could be quite a hit with the ladies.
My point is that I am not a crusader for smoking.
But, come on, this is the dumbest thing to come down the pike since the mayor of Philadelphia decided to put a tax on sodas and other sugary drinks. New Jersey is the third such state to implement this ridiculous law, the others being Hawaii and California (to which I hear, "Well, that figures.").
|"Whaddya mean, you wanna see ID?"|
Not only can they not have an alcoholic beverage (which I also find ludicrous), they won't be able to smoke in New Jersey. Or at least buy the stuff. "The Garden State" just can't seem to help itself as being the laughingstock of the country. At least in Hawaii and California you have pineapples and Disneyland. What does New Jersey have? Camden and the turnpike.
So, when a young person turns 18, we say to them, "Congratulations! Now you're an adult. Sorta. Not really."
They also can't rent cars or go to casinos, either. But, they can be drafted (yes, they can) and can...vote. What's the fun in those two things?
People younger than 21 will continue to smoke. I didn't read the
|"Don't sweat it, boys. |
Tubby's gonna make us a lot of dough.
Okay, here's what I want youse ta do.
Take this truck and park outside community colleges,
Fort Dix, and skateboard parks.
We're gonna be frikkin' millionaires."
Similar to Prohibition, I predict a black market of sorts for these things as recent high school graduates start "jonesin'" for a nicotine fix.
|"That's 'Market of Color'."|
New Jersey-Proving There's Always Room For Another Punchline.
|"Curious. Do cookies come with that punch?"|