Weeds of the Future
Narcotics, Disease, Death
Responds to an extract from an 'American journalist' reporting that scientific men have recently discovered that tobacco smoking will cause death in 'one hundred and sixty-seven years'. Thinks this hint is 'premature' and points out that Mr Punch has been smoking for thirty years but has marked in a diary for 2007 his intention to reduce his smoking.
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