This really scares me as a closet smoker - I really like being able to say with some degree of truth that I'm "not a smoker" even though I do technically smoke, but it's usually literally like 3-5 cigs a week, and that's during weeks that I do smoke (extra stress, breaks at work etc). But recently I had to fill out an insurance thing and under smoker their definition was if you had smoked at ALL, even one cigarette, in the past YEAR. And my doctor applied a similarly stringent standard when I had to get a prescription. I know that's not the universal standard and by the looks of these responses, v far frm the majority opinion, but I guess on a certain level it makes sense: if you smoke you are a smoker. Esp if you've got your own pack and aren't just bumming a cig off a mate once in a blue moon when you're drunk enough. Kind of a sobering perspective and makes me really want to quit.
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