Is it appropriate to say that not smoking — legal or only-legal-for-medicinal-purposes-in-certain-states substances — is also a pretty good choice from a frugal perspective?
Part of the reason I could never see myself smoking is I never would be able to stand the cost of the addiction.
That said, even though taxes raised on cigarettes (there's even talk now and then of legalizing and taxing marijuana) benefit society. you have to feel a bit for those who are truly addicted. Especially in the case of cigarettes where the cost does hurt individual's finances, but it's more difficult for someone to quit in spite of the fact.
Are there many PF bloggers out there who are cigarette smokers? I'd be a bit surprised if there are.
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