Bloomberg to ban public display of tobacco products



Bloomberg must believe he’s God’s gift to New York because it’s obvious he has a god-complex. He now wants to ban public displays of tobacco products in retail stores in an ‘out of sight out of mind’ effort to keep people from smoking:

NBC NEWS – If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets his way, stores won’t be able to publicly display tobacco products and will have to keep cigarettes under the counter or behind curtains.

The legislation announced Monday is the latest public-health crackdown by the mayor, whose ban on super-sized sugary soft drinks was shot down by a judge last week.

The proposed law would “prohibit display of tobacco products” in most retail shops, Bloomberg said. “Such displays suggest smoking is a normal activity and invite young people to experiment with tobacco.”

He said it would be the first of its kind in the nation.

A second law would impose new rules to make it harder to sell smuggled cigarettes.

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MargaretTull
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MargaretTull

soanother fck tard

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

“A second law would impose new rules to make it harder to sell smuggled cigarettes.”
What? you mean all the liberal, geriatric, New Yorkers vacationing down here in Florida at the moment, won’t be able to go home with the trunks of their cars packed with cartons of cigarettes to sell to their friend’s kids, anymore?
Oh, perish the thought. wink wink

Powerfactor1
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Powerfactor1

He said “Such displays suggest smoking is a normal activity and invite young people to experiment with tobacco.” while last night on O’Rielly, Watters interviewed high school kids partying at the St. Paddy’s day parade and the kid said “Yeah I’m smoking weed, Obama smoked weed and he’s president so it can’t be that bad” ! Maybe Bloomberg should start with Obama and stop worrying about tobacco.

chatterbox365
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chatterbox365

Bloomberg has lost his mind, but New Yorkers elected this clown and get the government they deserve…just like in my state (California).

PNWShan
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PNWShan

Limits and bans on soda, on cigarettes, on salt, on trans fats … They say it’s to promote health, or even to reduce healthcare costs, since we’ll soon be paying for everybody else’s healthcare.
But you will never see a limit or a ban by these people on promiscuous sexual activities or bath houses, etc. STDs, cervical cancer, a whole bunch of male gay diseases I don’t want talk about … these all cost a lot of money to take care of, and they shorten life more than sugar does, but Bloomberg will never limit this sort of behavior.

charliesoroka68
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charliesoroka68

Mayor: You r nuts and delusional.  A judge likely will smack this down like the drinks last week.

DawgfanInFL
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DawgfanInFL

I imagine Bloomberg’s minions, running around New York to enforce all these bans and bringing him back armloads of black market baby formula, buckets of popcorn, and improperly displayed cigarettes…the list goes on. Sounds like a way for “King John” to fill is coffers.

12grace
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DawgfanInFL  
Interesting they will enforce these bogus laws but they won’t ask illegals for ID or enforce any immigration laws.  bloomies dictatorial oppression will not have a pretty conclusion if he is not voted out of office.

Godisright
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Godisright

For the people that smoke with a big gulp in hand – this is the end of the world for you. You must have liquids to drink and air to breath – otherwise, you die. if you do happen to survive, you will live a life of poverty because of the carbon credit offsets that will be automatically debited from your checking account every time you buy a pack of cigarettes.

cabensg
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cabensg

Bloomy the poster boy for leftist BS run amok. He makes Browny in California look like a piker.

factsobill
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factsobill

Bloomberg equates his status to that  midget tyrant . Yet his real problem is Executive Order Envy ! Bring it on down to Nannyville !!! I hope he chokes on his gefelte fish Dreams!

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

Wait until he decides how big a cup of latte New York ‘metrosexuals’ can buy at Starbucks. Then you will start seeing outrage. wink wink

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

tinlizzieowner LOL!!

Les_in_NC
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Les_in_NC

Personally I’ve had enough of this wanna be tyrant.

tinlozzieowner
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tinlozzieowner

What does this guy do when he isn’t meddling in personal lifestyle choices?

factsobill
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factsobill

tinlozzieowner HE COUNTS HIS MONEY FOR PLEASURE WHEN HE’S NOT VERBALLY RUNNING DOWN HIS CONSTITUANTS !!!!

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

factsobill tinlozzieowner  
Are you sure he doesn’t have a money counter, like Obama has a food taster? wink wink
It wouldn’t be beyond reason to believe that some of his money could be real hot, right? wink wink

cabensg
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cabensg

tinlozzieowner We know he doesn’t sleep. All leftist politicians stay awake at night thinking up ways to make our lives miserable.

Godisright
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Godisright

tinlozzieowner Probably sleeping – so he and his brain cell are refreshed to go at it again!

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

tinlozzieowner I shudder to think!

MadJack
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MadJack

Hey New York City folks, how many times have you voted this guy into office??  You are getting just what you deserve. 

As JohnPliler said, “When stupid people vote.”  :rolleyes:

12grace
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12grace

MadJack  
Unfortunately there are many New Yorkers that don’t vote for these morons but they get stuck with them.

MadJack
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12grace MadJack  and I feel sorry for them.  I would detest having to live under these circumstances. sad  I thank God every day I live in a pretty much wholly Conservative environment.

12grace
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12grace

MadJack 12grace  
Yes, MJ, it is maddening. Most people in NYC, when given facts about the issues cannot intelligently debate the issues so they resort to name calling or violence. I find it nearly impossible to be friends with liberals as their denial or stupidity makes every freedom-loving New Yorker suffer. And too, there are far reaching country-wide ramifications of liberal New York voters, as well.
If you don’t mind me asking, where do you live? I want to relocate.

12grace
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12grace

MadJack  
The other huge problem in New York is massive voter fraud and corruption.

froggy19510
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froggy19510

NYC is getting what it deserves.

12grace
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12grace

froggy19510  
Many staunch Conservatives live in Long Island and Upstate New York . The problem is that the vast majority of people in the cities ALL vote for liberal idiots.

froggy19510
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froggy19510

12grace froggy19510 Good point. I am sure that you talk to your liberal freinds and try to help them see the truth. But do you talk to your less than active conservitave friends and get them motivated?

12grace
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froggy19510 12grace   There are a pocket- full of Conservatives in NYC trying to fight the leftist machine and it is an up hill battle. But, it seems now that the taxes have gone sky high; many hospitals have closed ( die to the illegals invasion), the crime rate is staggering and food, gas, heating and housing prices are suffocatingly impossible, they are re-thinking their party allegience. The working people are becoming less and less enchanted with the D party and the liberal mind-set but the groups getting the goodies (mostly minorities) seem to be led by their greed, feelings of entitlement, and their core racist attitudes that compel them to embrace being “professional victims” with huge chips on their shoulders. They vote D no matter what happens and they are case studies of “Useful idiot” syndrome. Please pray for New York and all of America that their eyes would be open… Read more »

JohnPliler
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JohnPliler

When stupid people vote…

mikeinidaho
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mikeinidaho

You puzzies in NYC get what you vote for! You are the laughing stock of the world. Hope you all CHOKE on everything Bloomingidiot shoves down your throats. Straighten your skirts and watch the rest of us laugh ourselves silly at the sissies in NYC.

12grace
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12grace

mikeinidaho  
I know Conservatives that live in NYC and they can’t stand the stupid, liberals that vote in power hungry morons like bloomberg.

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

12grace mikeinidaho Speaking of which, have you seen any sign of NYGino since the comment format switch??

toongoon
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toongoon

Uh oh! NYGino s

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

toongoon LOL!!  Switch your TV to “snow” and see if he appears! wink

12grace
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12grace

WolfieUSA 12grace mikeinidaho  
No, I haven’t seen her. She is a wonderful patriot, sure hope she hasn’t left us!

NYGino
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NYGino

I can see, I can see the light!  Thank you toon, thank you Wolfie, thank you 12grace!  
Now if I can only figure out this newfangled contraption I’ll be able to, once again, make a pest out of myself.  Good to be back.  You guys rubbed the magic lamp and freed me!

NYGino
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NYGino

I feel like I’m not in Kansas anymore.  Step away for a few weeks to regain some sanity and balance in my life and come back to find my virtual world turned upside down.  Where am I?  Who are all these people?  Where is everybody? How does this thing work?
So many questions, but, so many RS friends so I’ll work at it.
Thanks.

toongoon
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NYGino 
No. It’s not Kansas anymore, but it’s really not so bad either. It’s good to have back with us though.

NYGino
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NYGino

Thank you 12grace, but I have to tell you as much as I respect the “fairer” sex, I’m not one of you.  But thanks for the compliment,  I’m a big fan of women, love you all.

Boricua03
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Boricua03

What else, Lord? What is on that man’s mind-how can I make life harder for my constituents?

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

Why isn’t Bloomers out banning civil trials for foreign terrorists? Now that’s a ban NYC should support. But no, nothing but crickets from him

12grace
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12grace

bloomberg told hurting New Yorkers a few years ago that “New York welcomes undocumented workers” and is has been down hill ever since…

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

12grace Those illegal aliens destroy every community they infiltrate.

ChesterSimms
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ChesterSimms

Is it okay (forgive me God!) to pray for bad things to happen to people who, by depriving others of freedom, will cause untold hardships to the common folks to stoke their egos.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

ChesterSimms Elections have consequences.

PhillyCon
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PhillyCon

Remember how he screwed up hurricane sandy relief?  He can’t handle big things, so he focuses on the trivial.

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

Ahh.The little dictator didn’t get his way with Big Gulps,so now he has found a new target.He needs a psychiatrist!

JoshuaLester
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JoshuaLester

are the people of NY city that far gone that they will put up with this guts crap. Who in the hell wants to live this way….

12grace
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12grace

JoshuaLester  
Many people want to leave NY but can’t afford to relocate.

MargaretTull
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MargaretTull

this guy is an ideot

rocco11
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rocco11

If he really wanted to make a point, he’d stop accepting tax “revenue” from the sale of tobacco products.  Hold your breath for that to happen…

MargaretTull
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MargaretTull

the day that any one of you can tell me hoe to ive is he day i die

WolfieUSA
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WolfieUSA

Ban Bloomingidiot!
http://wm51.inbox.com/thumbs/4_2a5af5_3b1418da_tn.jpg.thumb
A ban we can all get behind!

Libertyship46
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Libertyship46

This guy is going nuts! He never met a law he didn’t like, especially if it restricts freedom of any kind. I’m still puzzled, though. He doesn’t like sodas, but you can still drink as much of them as you want. He hates cigarettes, yet you can still smoke them until you get lung cancer. He doesn’t like alcohol too, but you can drink until you pass out and die. Seems like every time he tries to outlaw something for your own good, in the final analysis it is still up to you to determine what is really in your own best interest and to know when to stop. Government can make all the laws it wants, but people still will do what they want to do.

12grace
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12grace

Libertyship46  
I tried to put a like for your comment but not able to do it for some reason.

kssturgis62
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kssturgis62

Canada does this. You can walk into any Canadian store that sells Cigarettes and they are behind a Curtain. Not just any Curtain. It is an Actual Thick Curtain made out of the stuff that the Dentist uses to protect you during X Rays. Almost exactly like it, if not the same exact thing. Also for instance, Cigarettes in Canada cannot be sold where Prescription drugs are sold. Also for instance Save On Foods, because they sell prescriptions over the counter, and by prescription, the Cigarettes are sold in a Separate area of the Store, attached on of course, but in a Different Entrance. The whole thing is covered in the plastic Bullet Proof Glass (not Because of Crime) and in Metal Cabinets the Cigarettes are kept.  I laugh so hard at this. Why ? OUT IN FRONT OF THE WORLD for the KIDS To see are the PORN MAGAZINES.… Read more »

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

Bloomers is out in November!  How many more bans is he going for before then?  And this idiot used to be a Republican?  Well that explains why the GOP is dead.

clevonlittle
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clevonlittle

OneThinDime unfortunately so was Hillary Clinton , Martin Luther King Jr. , Theodore Roosevelt , and Spiro Agnew . Don’t post an obit too early , the GOP has weathered storms before .

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

Hillary Clinton was a Republican when?  John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio (that young pup) all have come out in favor of amnesty and citizenship for tens of millions of illegal aliens, many of whom have been found to be illegally voting to. The GOP is dead.

stage9
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stage9

OneThinDime He used to be everything. A Democrat. A Republican. And I think he’s now an Independent.
He doesn’t know WHAT THE HECK he is. 
Of course I do.

deTocqueville1
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deTocqueville1

stage9 OneThinDime He is a statist (marxist).

cabensg
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cabensg

stage9 OneThinDime Come on spit it out……what is he. smile

12grace
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12grace

OneThinDime  
blooming short for “blooming idiot” will do or say anything to get elected. Perhaps, next time around, he’ll be a Libertarian.

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

Hehehehehehe

harglide
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harglide

The king of idiots got voted in! The idiots get what they deserve!
Perhaps they will finally learn the lesson and think before voting next time!
News says this jack azz might be thinking about running for pres……….NOW that would be absurd!!

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

I just read an article that said he was considered for VP by both Obama and Romney? WTH is up with that?

stage9
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stage9

OneThinDime What is up with that is they’re BOTH liberals.

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

I never heard Romney was considering Bloomers but yes I agree Romney and Paul Ryan are much closer to the Dems than to Consevatives

harglide
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harglide

OneThinDime THAT IS FLIPPINSCARY!
What is there to back that claim? Just wonderin, because I like/liked ryan…………I think all of the G-O, FLIPPIN-P Needs a dang change! Ryan is new though. Is he really that bad?

The Sentinel
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The Sentinel

And they voted for this clown?

Mominnv
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Mominnv

new york needs to BAN, Doomberg.

PrinceofPeace
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PrinceofPeace

He’ll miss those tax revenues if everyone quits smoking.

toongoon
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toongoon

PrinceofPeace  
I think he’s going to regret these decisions when people really start smoking!

toongoon
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toongoon

At least he only has to get rid of the pictures of tobacco products, seeing as only 20% of the 50% of those who make it to graduation would be able to read any public displays.
Remember when politicians used to care about literacy rates? At least now the ignorant will be healthy.

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

The way this country is going with illegals is why pictures are required on signs!

sjmom
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sjmom

The mayor needs a real job because he has too much time on his hands. Perhaps, he should concentrate on crime rather than being the babysitter of New Yorkers.

Tickedwhiteman
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Tickedwhiteman

little nanny weasel

davienne
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davienne

whatta power hungry little troll… those NYers  need to ban him from banning things… a mayor does not have the power that he thinks he has…

Bunjy
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Bunjy

Does this guy actually, you know, govern?  Is there no crime in NY requiring his attention?  How about infrastructure?  Or, tax medallion requests?  Liquor licenses?  He has waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much time on his hands, the meddlesome micro-man.

Las1
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Las1

I was just grappling with that very simple and apt question a few days ago myself.   
Geeze… are there not more important and pressing issues in NYC?  I guess not!  I knew Ed Koch and his successor cleaned up the place really well… I just never knew that they did such a good job of it. Bloomberg was left with nothing else do do buy bug the sheit out of people.

OneThinDime
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OneThinDime

He ignores crime in his city because the peeps don’t matter, sooner they die the sooner he can lay claim to their bank accounts.

PhillyCon
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PhillyCon

Bunjy As I said upthread, Bloomberg could not effectively manage hurricane sandy relief.  He was forced into canceling the New York marathon and could not see why it created a problem to continue with it.

Bunjy
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Bunjy

PhillyCon Bunjy Good point.  The guy is incapable of being a mayor.  All he is good for is acting like a nosy old busybody.

clockwindingdown
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clockwindingdown

Hey Bloomy, communism like you push kills more than smoking, drinking, corn-syrup. It is controlling other people that is the real danger, and you Bloomy are the leader in NY. Can you explain why is it that you, Bloomy, believe you are some much smarter than everyone else and know whats better for them?  Bloomy, the problem is you, and people like you, you attempt to socialize control over people, than you feel that under these rules you put in place that gives you reason to impose more rules due to your socialized policies. Bloomy you need to realize something, you do not believe in freedom, all your actions and language speak loudly for you. You are a communist in the true sense, you believe you are of the ruling class in a society of no classes.  The problems you are trying to fix stares you in the face every… Read more »

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