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I Do Not Smoke

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    I've never tried smoking cigarettes and I don't plan to start now....
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I hate people that smoke. I always old my breath when I need to walk by someone who is smoking and people spent get it you slowly die from smoking.
    HotJanna HotJanna 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I had quit on January 1st, 2014. I had been tired of smoking already anyway. It was a waste of money, and a bad habit. Emphasis on bad. It has been almost two weeks now. Seems...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    I smoked for nearly 20 years, but in 2011 I quit. I haven't smoked since then. It was too late to avoid some permanent damage though. In 2012 I was diagnosed with asthma. My doctor...
    LaughingCrow LaughingCrow 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 1

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    Well there is catch i really hate cigarettes but i occasionally smoke sheesha, its not that bad i had done it just a few times and nothing happen m fine.
    furmal furmal 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    I do not smoke, because I am a nature lover.
    Regenschirm Regenschirm 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 25

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    Used to. But not now. When I got pregnant I quit. It was hard but now it's easy to say no.
    mjoanne mjoanne 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Yuck! smoking is nasty no matter if it's drugs or just a regular cigarettes it's just bad health and bad breath
    MBTiara143 MBTiara143 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am a week +1 smoke free. The changes happening in my body are incredible. I am so happy I'm not a smoker anymore.
    stewas09 stewas09 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Never have, never will. Not even a single puff.
    Justanowg Justanowg 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 10

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    Do you know how embarrassing it is when your manager pulls you aside at work to tell you that you smell like pot? I don't smoke, but my dad does... I hinted to him I don't like the...
    halfbroke halfbroke 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    I'm Proud to Be a "Non-smoker" ! - Well the reason I've started this group is because I'm tired of feeling "uncool" for not smoking!! Last night I went to my friend's b...
    Axielle Axielle 21-25, F 5 Responses Apr 15, 2007

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    Do Not, Will Not, And Will Never! - Smoking is something I just can't stand. As an outside looking in I see no reason to smoke to begin with. It isn't cool, there are not potential...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    I strongly dislike the smell of cigarettes šŸ˜
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Quit smoking on the 21st of October 1996 - one of the best decisions I've made
    roddy1969 roddy1969 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 7

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    Both my parents smoked many years ago, and I just thought it was horrible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 1

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    It Should be banned, its just nasty and the sad thing is that people treat it as drinking water..
    finncorona finncorona 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I Hate Smoking - I really don't know how smoking starts and why many smokes but I just hate smoking. Whenever someone smokes in front of me while walking, I always overtake them so...
    clytemnestra2 clytemnestra2 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2013

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    Maybe very very rarely, when things really go wrong.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    The Marlboro guy just died one more reason to never smoke.
    KingRichardI KingRichardI 31-35, M Jan 27

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    I have nothing against smoking I really don't. I don't agree with it though and just wish I wasn't weird for choosing to be healthy. I am a super healthy person and just believe...
    Flu1d Flu1d 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    I can't stand it. Anytime someone lights one, I have to leave, because my throat closes up and it makes it difficult to breathe. o.O I wouldn't say I have an allergic reaction...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I never did and never will. As if my natural aversion to the smoke isn't enough I have first hand experiences with people who died because of it. I've had uncles who died of cancer...
    silvershadow2099 silvershadow2099 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Smoking is a bad habit. I'm glad I've never tried it and never will. The smell is gross too.
    smr25 smr25 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Kissing a smoker is like licking an ashtray
    Floodpanda Floodpanda 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I Have Never Smoked - I hate the smell and never want to be around it. The scent tends to stay on smoker's clothes and is unpleasant to me. I have never and would never date a...
    ConfusedWifeNJ ConfusedWifeNJ 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    I Used To Do Smoke Alot But Now I Quit It Completely... - At a time i used to do smoke heavily during my engineering education time. I was very addicted with cigarette , i used to...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 3 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Smoking is a filthy habit, my nan died from it as it caused lung and brain cancer, my grandad was also a smoker till 28th December when he was taken to hospital with lung failure...
    topgear1 topgear1 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I smoked just about couple of times when I was at university. I did like it actually, but I resist the temptation for the fear of become addicted to it!
    Ehmoo Ehmoo 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    My mother was a two pack a day smoker until I was almost into my double digits. Her constant need to smoke kept her outside because my dad refused to let her smoke in the house...
    desertlilley desertlilley 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    Smoking is gross. I grew up with parents and grandparents smoking. My clothes would wreak of cigarette smoke. I get headaches. Kissing a smoker, I may as well lick a damn...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    You know what's sexy about smoking? It's when you don't ;)
    Lunaaaa Lunaaaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Cancer on a stick, YUCK!!!!!!!!!
    divaMary3 divaMary3 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2013

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    I can't stand cigarette smoke. The other day while at the St Patricks Day parade in my town, I ran into an old friend of mine. She is a smoker and had just taken a puff of her...
    jorellie jorellie 46-50, F Mar 26

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    Oh, I used to. 3 packs a DAY! Now, I'm a real bright guy and I knew that there was no benefit, NONE in continuing to puff away. So when my wife was developed and was diagnosed with...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I Stopped - Smoking always looked cool to me. In the 7th grade me and my friend would stay outside of the football game and just light up our cigarettes and make sure everyone seen...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2013

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    People Who Smoke Smell and I'm Tired of People Who Claim I Smoke (and I Certainly Don't Smell) - People who smoke smell.  I am very much against smoking.  In the twenties...
    ANTISMOKER ANTISMOKER 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 2007

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    Well, not really anyway. I never used to, but I must confess to having started vaping recently... Still seems like some strange novelty, puffing away on liquid aniseed / vanilla...
    rachelx86 rachelx86 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Not about that inhaling-tar-and-rat-poison life thank you very much
    alexxaaa alexxaaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    I tried when I was 12. Didn't like it. Haven't smoked since.
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I never smoked a cigarette my whole life, and I never plan to. Nor have I ever did any kind of drugs, either. When I was 12, my dad had a heart attack, and I've come to learn that...
    SamHarris SamHarris 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have a friend that I love but I don't love that she finds it okay to smoke around me. She does not smoke around her daughter so she gets it. I told her recently that I have made...
    Zeita75 Zeita75 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    ...cigarettes I do smoke weed occasionally. It brings out creative juices.
    sfawzi sfawzi 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    Smoking Is Not Good For One's Health - A few of my friends smoke. I just can't tolerate the smell of smoke coming from their cigarette. Smoking has a lot of bad effects in the...
    huangzichen huangzichen 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    My grandpa Joe had smoked ever since he was 13. He quit for a while when he got married to my grandma, and when she died, his smoking started again and was worse than ever because...
    tarara0414 tarara0414 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    Plus it's darn expensive. I rather buy shoes.
    Zeita75 Zeita75 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 17

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    Nope, I Can't... - My mom has smoked since before I was born and then both my parent's smokeĀ so for the majority of my life I have been around smoke. And for sometimeĀ I was use...
    purplebutterfly14 purplebutterfly14 18-21, F May 3, 2011

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    I think it is disgusting and I HATE the smell, my mom hates it too
    JamesB20 JamesB20 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I push people out of my life who smokes. I don't smoke and don't like hanging around people who do.
    HotJanna HotJanna 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I do not smoke, because cigarettes and pipes are not necessary for me to be happy. Smoking may make lung cancer and/or oral cancer.
    Regenschirm Regenschirm 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I want to share my story of how I quit. I was a heavy smoker for the past five years, and I have tried to quit so many times but never had the motivation required to make the...
    Paulmartin23 Paulmartin23 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 24

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