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cancer stick

n
(Recreational Drugs) a slang name for cigarette
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Pass any trendy bar or restaurant and you'll spot members of the fake tan and hair extensions brigade puffing away on their cancer sticks. But for the majority of smokers - i.e.
Why else would an intelligent human being still puff away at cancer sticks after seeing a nauseating and alarming picture on the pack of what a smoker's lungs looks like?
Since the ban on indoor smoking in 2007, tobacco enthusiasts have been turfed out through a side door to puff on their cancer sticks in the rain.
You can see why people like him and Bob got onto the cancer sticks when they were younger - all those hours of surveillance or getting ready for a show-down interview with someone who's made a real-life video nasty but won't admit to it.
Back in the day, people didn't think those cancer sticks were bad for them, either.
Kudos to CVS for taking its bold stance against the merchants of death--the tobacco industry--whose only mission is to peddle their cancer sticks.
I'm not going to pop in for a paper, see the immense array of cancer sticks and think: "Mmmm, I quite fancy smoking today.
But they will make the deadly cancer sticks inside appear less attractive and anything that might save lives is worth trying.
Many countries require packaging that alerts smokers to the dangers of the "cancer sticks" they are purchasing, and many cartons carry dire health warnings.
CEO Takao Asuka said he hopes the incentives will boost productivity and urge his employees to live a healthier lifestyle and give up the dreaded 'cancer sticks'.
COULD Cheryl Cole be ready to finally quit the cancer sticks? A pal revealed: "Cheryl has been desperate to give up smoking for some time now and has decided that 2012 is going to be the year she kicks the habit.
The Welsh Secretary, plummy-voiced Cheltenham Ladies College product that she is, is not known as a 20-a-day puffer of the golden-packeted cancer sticks - nor their stable-mates Silk Cuts, Camels or Winstons.

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