So basically, screw you kids, my habit comes first? If you only have so much money, you aren't supposed to spend a chunk of it on a personal habit at the expense of food or clothes. And excusing people who do this by defending their habit makes it even easier for them to continue.
no its because you live a desperate life of (at best) temporary low paid, low hours work, debt, ###### housing and helplessness so why shouldn't you?
some marvelously victorian attitudes on here.
"Are there no prisons? are there no workhouses?" I won't reference this quote, you can find it for yourselves, it comes from a famous victorian tale by a writer who was always concerned with the causes and effectss of poverty.