Bloomberg Rule Would Hide Cigarettes From Sight

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•12 Mar 20, 2013

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is advancing a new initiative that would prevent tobacco products from being visibly displayed in city stores, forcing shopkeepers to hide the products in cabinets, under the counter, or elsewhere out of sight. What do you think?

  • “You New Yorkers are welcome to come out to St. Louis. You can stare at cigarettes all you want here.”

    Esteban Olmos –
    Snuff Grinder

  • “That should work. Smokers are notoriously bad with object permanence.”

    Marci Shulak –
    Barrel Repairer

  • “Could he have them hide Pringles from me, too? Daddy loves Pringles.”

    Carl Pyle –
    Air-Compressor Operator