Should Smoking be Banned in Public Places?

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Although smoking tobacco in public places is considered a personal choice, it does not have any advantages. Smoking causes various amounts of issues to a person’s health. First and foremost, it has been proven that tobacco consists of carcinogenic compounds which cause serious harm to a person’s health, and not only the smoker. Anyone around them can develop cancers of the mouth, lung and throat. It is simply not fair to impose this upon another person. Smoking may be a personal choice, but it isn’t a very wise choice, not only will the ban of smoking prevent diseases and death it will positively help our economy by preventing the need for treatment of smokers will diseases which are caused by smoking. Despite the fact that smoking tobacco is a personal right there are more than 100 fatal effects to smoking. As one cigarette contains more than 4100 chemicals, these chemicals can cause death, lung cancer, emphysema, cardiovascular disease, bronchitis, asthma and heart attacks. As more and more tobacco free policies are going into effect for public areas, places such as colleges, rest...
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