Smoking in Public Places Should Be Banned

Smoking in Public Places Should Be Banned

I feel very strongly that smoking in public places should be banned. I

will list my reasons for my thinking below and explain why I think


I cannot stand walking down a street behind someone who is smoking.

Every time they exhale I then have to walk into a cloud of their

smoke. My clothes smell, because they have been saturated with the

smoke, it gets into my hair too. It also affects my health. It was

found that seven hundred people die a year from this; passive smoking.

This is completely taking away those people’s rights as a human. It is

estimated that non-smokers who are exposed to second hand smoke are

between twenty and thirty per cent more likely to develop cancer.

Surely, just this should be enough for the government to ban smoking

in public places, people are dying who should still be living. Doesn’t

that make a smoker a murderer?

Furthermore, the people of the UK want smoking to be banned. The

public have realised the health risks from smoking. For example i...

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