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Lindsey Roper Helen Crump EN 1113-24 21 April 2000 Smoking or Non-SmokingShould There Be A Choice Imagine sitting in a restaurant unable to enjoy a meal due to the cloud of smoke coming from a neighbors table The fact that there was not a designated area for smokers has put the smoker and the non-smoker in an uncomfortable situation Smoking should be banned in public places because non-smokers have a right to clean air and because second hand smoke is more dangerous than actually smoking a cigarette However smoking should not be banned in public places because it is the smokers choice to smoke just as it is the non-smokers choice not to smoke President Clinton is quoted saying that Weve got to do more to protect people in public places and clean up the air that all of us share Rovner 571 For non-smokers inhaling someone elses cigarette smoke can be very aggravating It is bad enough that automobiles processing plants and other types of industries pollute our environment but for a smoker to choose to smoke around a non-smoker is a violation of their right to clean air Stanton A Glantz who wrote Smoke Free Ordinances states By March 1997 more than 150 communities in the United States had eliminated smoking in public places and work places California law now requires that all restaurants be smoke-free and that all bars become smoke-free on January 1 1998 So an effort has already become in some places to purify the air for those who do not smoke If the nation would ban together as a whole society could eliminate public smoking completely By stopping public smoking society rids the environment of a hazardous pollutant and it prevents the danger and unhealthy affects of second hand smoke on non-smokers Second hand smoke increases the risk of heart disease and heart attacks by increasing a persons risk of developing blood clots Second hand smoke the smoke inhaled
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