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Marlboro (FSC) / bad cigarettes

1 MN, United States Review updated:

i know if u smoke cigarettes they take time off of your life. Changing the paper now to burn slower, doesnt that make you suck on the cigarette harder when taking a drag? they need to notify smokers when they do this stuff. it sucks. i want my old cigarette back

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  • To
      14th of Dec, 2008

    I agree, I smoke Camel Filters...They taste different, not in a good way. Check out this site for more info on FSC Cigarettes:

    -Tom W.

    Go Vikings, Woot! Woot!

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  • To
      12th of Feb, 2009

    Marlboros taste harsh now, and I am now trying other brands. If I want NON fsc smokes, I go to West Virginia. They still sell NON fsc, DELICIOUS, marlboros. Why fsc in PA? We are not dry, fire hazzard state.
    EVERYONE I TALK TO HATES FSC SMOKES, CHANGE THEM BACK NOW. Marlboro made billions poisoning us for years, Now do something for the consumers. Give us back our flavor. Marlboro consumer quality is getting like China's policies on food stuffs. The only diference is Marlboro's executives, won't commit dis -embowelment. America was built on tabacco, alcohol, and firearms. Now all we are proud of is our fried food, and porn. Give us back our dignity. FSC must go.

    Tom Harris

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  • Sh
      14th of Feb, 2009

    THESE CIGARETTES ARE HORRIBLE i just think the company shoulda asked the consumer what they thought before they took it upon them self to mess up some good tastin cigareetes yall should just shut down the company now if yall arent gonna change them back they are nasty change em back they suck everyone i know that smokes yalls marlboros has a bad cough now. so do something before something bad comes out of yalls stupid decisions

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  • Va
      2nd of Mar, 2009

    Marlboros are AWFUL. FSC will kill you 10 times quicker the non FSC cigarettes.
    Is this government screwed up? They tax the ### out of us smokers. We pay $5.00 for a pack of smokes and
    now cant even enjoy them.
    Live in PA. Go to Ohio to buy non FSC cigarettes while they are still available.
    I will quit if no non FSC's available.

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  • St
      14th of Mar, 2009

    FSC stands for [censored]ing sick cigarettes. All these [censored] laws rules and regulations are getting so rigoddamndiculous. Not to mention the prices going up again. How can you seriously make cigarettes suck even worse than before and then raise the price? You know why? because Idiot America will still buy them. I know I will, even though they make me sick. Thats the sad truth. Now you're addicted and taken advantage of. Take a deep breath, do you feel that? That is our country shoving [censored] right down your throat. Enjoy.

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  • Tm
      14th of May, 2009

    FSC is bull...i hate the new cigs...they taste horrible and go out if you dont keep hittin' them...Ive also notice a change in my lungs from smoking the FSC cigs. They gotta kill you faster...ive been smoking the FSC cigs for a long time now and im worse than i was when they werent fire safe. dont you think they should have tested if they kill you faster or not before they changed them all...I mean sure were gonna save some fires but thats not a garrentee... they could still catch ### on fire...just cause they go out 30 seconds eairlier doesnt mean all cig fire problems will be avoided...there is still a risk...I want my old marb reds back...not a ### tasting cowboy killer that kills you 20 times quicker...They need to bring back the normal tobacco...I hate the FSC smokes...they almost make me wanna

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  • Ka
      28th of Sep, 2018

    @Tmpeach I agree!!! They taste awful and I have never coughed so much!! Please Marlboro go back to non FSC

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  • Je
      15th of May, 2009

    I don't think they should be aloud to change without notifying consumers. Because smoking is "bad" - the media has offered no coverage of this. What if they added a chemical to candy bars that made you sick so you wouldn't eat so much and get fat - in otherwords protecting ourselves from ourselves. This is America - but we continue to let the government decide what's "best" for us. I don't smoke in bed because i know it is dangerous. For those that do like to smoke in bed - offer FSC as an alternative - the choice should be mine - not the governments.

    Plus they say they want people to quit - do you know how much tax dollars they would lose if we did...

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  • Dm
      4th of Jun, 2009

    I posted this on Phillip Morris - from Doug M.
    Just a comment on your FSC. Just last night I bought a pack which by chance was not FSC and you can tell the difference in taste which I noted from the onset of distributing these FSC. Secondly, I have burned a hole in two shirts, one set of slacks, two carpet burns since inception of the FSC. In my opinion they are worse. One, do not taste as good and second when they burn out by the FS area one puff and tobacco starts burning below FS paper line, in turn you get a flare up, then a cherry which in turn falls off and burns holes in close, carpet, etc. Think someone needs to re-think how safe these really are. I never had cigarette burns in clothes and carpets prior to FSC. At least they would simply ash and fall off.

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  • Lv
      21st of Jun, 2009

    I do not like the fact that my cigarette won't stay lit. Who in the hell made the decision to put additional chemicals in my smokes?! I know that smoking is not an optimal health decision on my part; but it's MY decision! I choose to smoke and I picked my brand (Marlboro) for the taste and because I foolishly thought that I could trust them.
    Why didn't someone ask me if I wanted them to change a product I've been purchasing for many, many years?! It is annoying to the utmost to have the damn things go out on me SEVERAL times while trying to smoke it! Oh, have I mentioned how delighted I am when I relight the cigarette and it flames up like a torch and red hot pieces then fall into my lap and onto the floor?! That certainly breaks up what would otherwise have been a very boring day! I have managed to ruin an expensive silk blouse and a pair of linen slacks and for what I ask you? Because some idiot decided to take something that wasn't broke to begin with and to FIX it.
    Let me tell you what your wonderful idea has done. I QUIT YOU AS MY BRAND OF CIGARETTES! There is no trust when someone decides to feed you chemicals without your prior knowledge. Aren't there laws against that?! I pretty much know all the crap that cigarettes originally come with, whatever. I hope that the financial repercussions to you are devistating beyond measure.
    If I were to put a foreign, dangerous chemical into someones food, with the self justification that I am doing it to help them, Johnny Law would step in and throw my ###ed a$$ in jail. If we are protected from individuals doing this to us, what exempts major corporations from repercussions?
    By the way, just what is in this new chemical and what is it doing to my body? I'm sure that it's just a fire hazard and that it doesn't contain any canser causing agents, right? I mean, to take my health into your hands and try to destroy it; surely that's not something that you would do on top of the existing damage, right?
    Makes me really curious if my sore throat and not feeling well has anything to do with this. I have been having problems with keeping my cigarettes lit and my throat and chest for a short while now. I thought that it was just a ''bad batch'' of cigarettes until someone told me today about the FSC.
    I will most certainly be looking to see if there is any legal recourse to be taken here. There must surely be a Tort Attorney out there getting ready to take action. If there is, I want a piece of that!
    This makes me try all the harder to try and quit (again) but for good this time.
    You used poison and lies to get me addicted and then you try to poison me even more. I don't like you very much... You are no better than the dope man who gets people hooked. You sell death on the installment plan, and then you raise the price knowing full well that we are going to pay. We need our fix, as you well know.
    The only difference between you and the dope man is that the dope man gets put in jail, you make bank.
    I hope that I'm not the only person who has had it with this deception and ''quits you''.
    Bite Me
    Las Vegas, NV

    +1 Votes
  • Wo
      21st of Jun, 2009

    Hello ?! cigs cause cancer. Have you heard?

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  • Lv
      22nd of Jun, 2009

    And so does the water that comes out of my tap. Las Vegas news assured it's viewers that our water has 'safe' levels of jet fuel in it. This was broadcast back in 93 or 94.
    I don't want them to add additional poisons just because I made the choice to use the water. Let ME make the choice as to what, and how, I will use something. Don't take my decision making rights away from me AND try even harder to kill me in the process.

    +1 Votes
  • Gi
      30th of Jun, 2009

    This is the essential issue with FSC cigarettes. The INTENT is to prevent fires. The EFFECT is to create a large and difficult-to-control ash that will fall on your clothing, skin, carpet, etc.--creating more incidence of the burns/fires it is intended to prevent. Utterly ridiculous.

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  • Gr
      1st of Aug, 2009

    I'm sure the rest have you smokers out there have noticed you are beginning to get sick from the new FSC cigarettes. Since they came out I have had Headaches, Sore Throats, indigestion, bowel disfunction, and fatigue. As much as I love my Marlboros I can't continue with this because it is now affecting my job. I find I have no energy and have even gone as far as having fevers and muscle aches. I'm going to try rolling my own from now on with a tobacco that is 100% chemical free. If my symptoms suddenly go away then I know where the culprit is. I suggest many of you keep a close eye on your side effects.

    +1 Votes
  • Ti
      12th of Aug, 2009

    yep..sore throats so far and fatigue..this is NOT GOOD! where's a good attorney?

    +1 Votes
  • Tm
      14th of Aug, 2009

    I have smoked Malboro cigs for 42 years, and today I bought a carton of Doral Full Flavor. (not FSC)
    Not bad, , , , , close taste to the old Marlboro's.
    What will they do if we boycott them...They have to pay those law suits somehow.

    0 Votes
  • Sh
      1st of Sep, 2009

    I hope the lawsuits start rolling in soon. I have a really bad feeling that we are all going to be ignored unless they do. Our Government has absolutely no right sticking their nose in our personal business. It is our right to smoke the cigarettes we like, especially when it is us who pays for the damn things!!! I can't smoke an FSC without feeling sick to my stomach. God...I am so sick of our ###ing Government!!!

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  • Wi
      16th of Sep, 2009

    What in the [censored] will our government do next! Free country huh??? Not any more. How did these fsc smokes ever get out intothe public! I first thought that my smokes got damp or something the first time I noticed they were burning out and tasted horrible! I was smoking marlboro reds and called the 1-800 # on the pack. That is when I dicovered what was going on! They told me to call my state legislature with my complaint! These things are much more of a fire hazard than the non fsc's. They go out all the time and you have to keep lighting them up which means there is more chance you couls start a fire mainly if you use matches. They smolder like a chimmney and flake off sparks of ashes! This is totally uncalled for!!! I am so sick of the country we live in now and being controlled by our [censored] up government!!! There does need ro be a major class action lawsuit NOW!!! I only smole what I can find without fsc on the lable no matter what it is! NO MORE MARLBOROS!!! FSC'S are totally tasteless and there is no enjoyment in smoking them. I have also found that I do not feel good after smoking them. JUst sick!!![censored] you government!!!

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  • Ri
      5th of Oct, 2009

    FSC is sym. for P.M. Edsel. Can you say Chapter 11 ...killed your customer base ...CLASS ACTION SINKS P.M.

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  • Ms
      8th of Oct, 2009

    I live in West Virginia and the Marlboro's here have all gone to FSC now. I hate it and so does everyone else I know. Furthermore, I haven't heard of anyone lately burning down their house with a cigarette, and I'm sure if they have it was alcohol that caused them to neglect their smoke, not the cigarette itself. It's just wrong and I have emailed Phillip-Morris. They say there is nothing they can do; that it's our state government.

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  • Ma
      6th of Nov, 2009

    Gonna start rolling my own! I feel like ###!

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