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The Evils Of Smoking

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It appears that the Germán jrovernmetit has seriously taken this matter in hand, u smoking is practiced to a great exces bj the youth of that country, so that il li;is been considered to have damaged, theil constitution, and incapacitatedthcin Por .the defencc of their country. In certain lowns in Gerniany the pólice have liad orders to forbid all lada umler ÜXteen years of ageto smokc in the streets, and to punist] th ofFense by fine and iinprisonment, Moreover, a Bebían physioian has found, dur inx a journey of observation and ioqnirj made at the reiueat of the Helian goveri ment, that tbe too general and excessiv use of tobáceo is the main cause of color blindness, an affeotion whicli is occasioninj inercasing anxiety, both in Belgium atu Germany from its iufluence upon railwa and other accident", and also upon militar inefficioncy.