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Editorial: Cigarettes might go up in smoke within decade

Cigarette sales

In this file photo, a clerk grabs a pack of cigarettes for a customer at the Tobacco Outlet in Oxford. 

If you’ve had a loved one die from lung cancer, you’ve probably raged against smoking and its unhealthy effects.

You’ve probably even prayed that cigarettes would be outlawed, no longer available at the supermarket or convenience store.

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or