bhp91126 saidI assume not many people read psych-journals to begin with, but only what is published in the general media, where the writers get to pick and choose which study will support their ideas.
In general, it's also important to look who paid for said scientific study as studies' results often reflect the payers interests.
Second-hand smoke, cough, cough, anyone?
Exactly! There are more harmful emissions from most gas-burning cars than a crowd of chain smokers, but all this anti-smoking-anywhere shit is based solely on the smell of it, cause a lot of people don't like it.
Then again, now that I'm in Cali, I've kinda gotten used to the idea that cops don't care if people drink or smoke weed on the street, but they'll stop you in a heartbeat if they catch you smoking a cigarette.