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cancer stick

n. a tobacco cigarette. (From the notion that cigarette smoking is a major cause of lung cancer. Old but recurrent.) Kelly pulled out his ninth cancer stick and lit it up.
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Cigarettes are cancer sticks, but my BlackBerry is my baby.
She should have given him the cancer sticks and let him suffer the consequences.
His habit of staring at the camera for long periods while driving might prove just as dangerous as the cancer sticks.
The net result was I turned the colour of the Incredible Hulk, spewed rings round myself and vowed never to puff the cancer sticks again.
And yet the smoke-free brigade are the ones labelled ``health fascists'' whilst it's the second- hand smoke from your mates' cancer sticks marching towards me, invading my lungs and slowly putting me to death.
If cigarettes are cancer sticks, carrots are anticancer sticks.
No more cancer sticks for ``200 Cigarettes'' star Courtney Love, thanks to her wise 6-year-old daughter, Frances Bean.
And then there are the smoking wars - beautifully captured here - featuring those who demand to drag on their cancer sticks at their desks and those who demand they don't.
I bet they put in a better shift than blokes spending long lunches down the pub, or staff forever popping out to smoke cancer sticks - not to mention golf days that are central to the City boys' club Farage loves so much.
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?
Move on and peddle something else other than the cancer sticks you do now.
It's why the NHS is quite rightly pouring millions into antismoking campaigns and pre-scribing patches, pills and whatever else it takes to wean us off the cancer sticks.
So the e-cigarette--a battery-operated gadget hyped as the safe alternative to regular cancer sticks because it turns nicotine into vapor without burning tobacco--seemed perfect for the gays.
If it had any backbone it would ban cancer sticks all together.
Just like the cigarette manufacturers who don't appear to care what fate awaits the youngsters who start puffing away on one of their addictive and hugely profit-making cancer sticks
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