Friday, January 11, 2008

Man in anti-smoking ads still smokes

NEW YORK - He's the poster boy for the state's new anti-smoking campaign. But 48-year-old Skip Legault is still smoking — despite an amputated leg, two heart attacks and a stroke. The state Department of Health confirmed Friday that they chose a smoker for the ads, saying it helps underscore the risks associated with nicotine addiction.

Geez, what does it take to get someone to start to think about quitting? Or is there a point where you say, what the heck, I'm a gonner anyway, may as well enjoy one thing... Don't know about you, but I think I'd've quit when they started looking at my leg while holding a knife...

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