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  •  Seems silly (0+ / 0-)

    Until you realize nicotine is a self-medication for those who trend toward ADD, and how prevalent ADD is among criminals and the prison population.

    It really may be as simple as, when people could hang around smoking cigarettes, that kept them occupied, while now they don't have that option, so they get up to trouble.

    Again seems silly, but there is actually a big nugget of truth there.

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