Up In Smoke

Album: World Record (2011)
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  • Lower Than Atlantis singer Mike Duce wrote this about his addiction to smoking. He explained to Rock Sound: "I've smoked since I was about 11 or 12 years old and it pretty much controls my life. I wish I had NEVER started and am constantly trying to quit. I've tried literally every method but I've (sort of) come to accept the fact that I'm a smoker and that's that."
  • Here are some fun facts about smoking: (From The Encyclopedia of Trivia).

    The cigarette lighter was invented in 1816, while the match was only invented in 1827.

    The Flintstones was originally aimed at older viewers, airing at 8.30 p.m. on Friday nights. And in the early days it was sponsored by a cigarette company - so Fred and company could occasionally be seen relaxing with a smoke over the closing credits.

    John Wayne smoked six packs of cigarettes a day.

    A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

    Second hand tobacco smoke contributes to more than 50,000 deaths per year in the US alone.

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