(1) Cigarette consumption could be easily reduced by simply outlawing tailor-made cigarettes. (2) The manufacture of tailor-made cigarettes to American standards is a high-tech industry. (3) It cannot be done in small illicit labs like the processing of PCP, cocaine or heroin. (4) The availability of quality tobacco for hand-rolling would discourage the development of an illegal tailor-made market. (5) Most people would not pay the premium prices demanded by an illicit market for a product of unknown quality. (6) They could roll a high-quality product for themselves. (7) Truly addicted persons would continue to smoke no matter how inconvenient. But (8) most would give it up as too much bother before it became a deeply ingrained habit.

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A Concise Intro To Logic

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A Concise Intro To Logic

12th Edition
Hurley
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9781305147775

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Chapter 1.6, Problem II.7E
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(1) Cigarette consumption could be easily reduced by simply outlawing tailor-made cigarettes. (2) The manufacture of tailor-made cigarettes to American standards is a high-tech industry. (3) It cannot be done in small illicit labs like the processing of PCP, cocaine or heroin. (4) The availability of quality tobacco for hand-rolling would discourage the development of an illegal tailor-made market. (5) Most people would not pay the premium prices demanded by an illicit market for a product of unknown quality. (6) They could roll a high-quality product for themselves. (7) Truly addicted persons would continue to smoke no matter how inconvenient. But (8) most would give it up as too much bother before it became a deeply ingrained habit.

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