Research at the University of Zurich in Switzerland demonstrated that when a non-smoker is in a smoky room for just half an hour, he can wind up with the same amount of carbon monoxide in his blood as if he had smoked one cigarette directly. I have friends who smoke, who are very nice people, yet I do not smoke myself. Smoking should be prohibited in public areas for many reasons. Smoking has a minimal effect on our envioremt when buts are disposed of properly. It was the smoker's choice to start smoking.
It is not even good for your health, and the environment! That same foundation has worked tirelessly to successfully ban smoking in all public places including bars, restaurants, workplaces, and even public streets. The biggest argument from individuals who support smoking bans is that they should not have to breathe polluted air just because people near them want to smoke. However, are you going to tell someone they can't smoke in the privacy of their own home? But if you just cannot quit try switching over to electronic cigs with the water vapor. A consensus generally emerged from the public that banning smoking indoors was a necessary act for maintaining public health, and governments at the local and state levels have acted to outlaw indoor smoking. Smoking had inclined its users from males to teens.
The numbers of people who smoke have increase over the years. Despite this policy, many people still smoke cigarette, even in the above places where smoking is prohibited. Are you sure you're in college? It's bad for a person, and bad for the environment. All because people will not go there because they cannot smoke. Banning smoking in public spaces would contribute to reduce tobacco odor. Studies have shown that smokers get distracted an average of 12 seconds while looking for a cigarette or lighter.
Sincerely, your local teen who is way smarter. Smoking only affects you, not the people around you. Cigarettes while driving are more dangerous than cell phones. Christina Matthews I love the written word, and in my career as a journalist, I strive to provide the facts about everything I write about. It displaces oxygen from hemoglobin and the result is impairment of the central nervous system functions, cardiac and pulmonary diseases that may eventually lead to heart attacks.
The government should have no authority when it comes to what's healthy or unhealthy. Here is a small list of the cancers created from smoking; lung, larynx, mouth, throat, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix. For those who are desperately trying to kick the filthy habit, I wish you the best of luck: Cold turkey is hard, but after a month, you will find that your sense of taste returns, yay, I could taste real food again. I would threaten to disown one of my children if he or she took up smoking. Exhaust and smog is just as bad, if not worse, than tobacco. In the United States, smoking bans vary greatly between states. This would disrupt the non smokers as its just an annoying noise created to feed the poor addicts their poison.
Smokers are normal people, some of them smoke because they really enjoy the habit other because the fail to quit. High percentage of lung cancer victims are non-smokers. Most people say they would like to quit and put no effort into their words. Many are trying to Quit, and I know it is very hard, it took 6 years of trying all types of techniques, but ended up going cold turkey. Smoking is a health hazard and should be banned both inside and out of the workplace to improve the quality of all working conditions. For all the health scare or the fire scare smoking has caused, banning it may cause an economic scare! Ever since the government decided to control everything they've added more and more to the list of what they're allowed to control and it's getting crazy! People could no longer smoke in establishments that served food and customers did not want to come in for drinks, only to step outside whenever they wanted to smoke. People could no longer smoke in establishments that served food and customers did not want to come in for drinks, only to step outside whenever they wanted to smoke.
There have always been those that were for smoking and against smoking. But to ask for a total ban is virtually impossible. I mean, those public places can save up some money so they can build special areas for non-smokers and those areas would be vent. Well smoking is killing people around us. In today day and age police are much more capable of handling a task like that. The risk of getting cancer or something else from smoking, is about as high as crashing your car.
This is against human rights or there need to be arranged proper comfy places at work for the smokers to have their pauses or have their dinner or do their shopping in. That would apply to anyone who is 14 or younger. Also , I advise smokers to quit as soon as possible before its too late. Smoking can cause cancer, emphysema and heart disease. Non-smokers should not have to suffer from the very poor choices of smokers. Bar owners lost money because of smoking bans; some were even forced out of business.
Almost no middle ground exists on the topic of tobacco smoking, and individuals against smoking have taken great strides to promote the cessation of smoking in public places. There are plenty of things that cause cancer. Oh and by your logic, if someone is a pyromaniac and always has the need to light fires that its ok for them to run around in public with fire, the non pyromaniacs just need to avoid the fire. I later found out that I had a smoke sensitivity and just walking by a smoker made me feel ill. Or any more than we are winning the war against those drugs which we have quirkily and arbitrarily declared to be illegal. Secondly , Smoking is dangerous , it affect people's health negatively , simply because of the numerous cigarettes that a person smokes per day. CollegeStudent00, Smoking has been a global issue nowadays.
However, legal restrictions on smoking have also raised concerns about. Just let us smoke our cigarettes, if you don't like it, walk away. In buses and trains if smoking is allowed, it may be the cause of a great fire. Smoking causes alot of problems not only for the smoker, but for the people around. This is especially unfair to business owners who did not receive options before the bans became law. Many people television or internet has seen some kind of ad about how smoking is dangerous.