For a long time now many people have different views about smoking in
public places. Smokers feel it is their right to smoke where and when they
want. On the other hand non-smokers feel smokers violate their rights and
endanger there life. Smoking causes heart disease, lung cancer and other
serious illnesses. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of lung
cancer. A substantial number of lung cancers that occur in non-smokers can
be attributed to involuntary smoking. There are some parts in the United
States where you can smoke in public places, on the other hand in New York
there are designated areas. While some people feel that smoking in public
places should remain since it is their right, smoking in public places
should be banned because second-hand smoke will endanger non-smokers health and it pollutes the enviroment
Smokers feel they have had the right to smoke in a public place for so
long that it should not be taken away. Resturants and businesses should be
allowed to set their own smoking rules, based on demands of the customers.
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A ban on public smoking would create a healthier country. He feels it is not a smoking bill, it merely protects the people who use legal substances such as tobacco and alcohol in their homes from job discrimination. The problem effecting a person who is in a contaminated enviroment may result in coughing, whezzing, chest tightness, muscular aches, chills, headaches, fever and fatigue. However, smoking in public places is a danger to non-smokers health for the reason of passive or second-hand smoke. Even though designated areas are set aside for smokers this does not really protect a non-smoker. Finally, if public smoking is kept legalized we will have major problems facing the environment. Some of these problems that result indoor air pollution is building ventilation that has been reduced to conserve energy, with the result that ventiliation is simply inadequate. Smoking in a public place is an air pollutant and it can damage health in a number of ways. A strong supporter on smokers rights is Democratic Assemblyman Dick Floyd, who wanted to vote for a controversial smokers right bill. hey do not allow smokers the right to smoke, ecspecially bars and restaurants. S enviromental protection agency stated second-hand smoke is the third major cause of lung cancer in the United States. The work place is another problem for smokers, now they have to go outside even in the winter to have a cigarette, even though they used to be able to smoke inside. The four major health hazards fall into air, water, and noise pollution.