Smoke ’em if You Got ’em

Many of us might hate smoking, but there’s no more important battleground for recognizing our rights of self-ownership.  Scientific American asked me for the libertarian take on anti-smoking laws:

Moreover, the limitation of 18-year-olds should offend a population of legal adults, said Janet Hopf, president of the Manhattan Libertarian Party. “Eighteen year olds should be able to decide what to do with their bodies,” she said.

Full article here:

http://www.thefix.com/content/smoking-and-teenage-brain-nyc-targets-addictions-favorite-victims

(He got my title wrong, I’m not executing some kind of hostile takeover!)