Smoking is stupid

After a 57-year study of 465 people in Scotland, scientists say that smoking is not just bad for your health, it makes you stupid.
Smokers did significantly worse on cognitive tests than former smokers and non-smokers. The study tested patients in 1947 when they were 11 years old, and again between 2000 and 2002 when they were 64. Even when you filter out other factors contributing to one’s smartness over the years (like education, occupation, alcohol consumption, being a member of the Bush White House) smoking still showed up as a factor in making people dumber.
Plus: Eeeeyooo, stinky!

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