Smokers Turned Into Lepers According to Study

Originally published February 28, 2012

For a long while, many of us have spoken about the damage the anti-smoking crusade has been causing on every level – ruining livelihoods, breaking up families and creating social hatred against a minority group. And now, after many years of hateful campaigns, it appears that experts are finally starting to acknowledge this.

The Daily Mail reports that “a study…said smokers have come to be seen as disgusting and dirty and are increasingly becoming regarded as outcasts.” and that “Smokers are like ‘migrant and indigenous groups’ in past centuries who were seen as contaminating the rest of society and threatening the way of life of normal, healthy people, Professor Graham, of York University, added.”

It makes for interesting reading, you can read the full article here.

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