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Confessions of a Conflicted Smoker

The state's smoking rate has dropped to an all-time low, and the list of places where it's banned continues to grow. My cigarette habit has left me demonized, ostracized, and marginalized. What would it take for me to quit?

These days, he who smokes often smokes alone. These days, he who smokes often smokes alone. (Joel Benjamin)
By Billy Baker
December 14, 2008

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The state's smoking rate has dropped to an all-time low, and the list of places where it's banned continues to grow. My cigarette habit has left me demonized, ostracized, and marginalized. What would it take for me to quit? (Full article: 3490 words)

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