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Should We Ban Smoking

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Smoking is a big issue today, and everyone that is smoking is affecting other people don't smoke, it also leads to cancer and social problems, it is a waste of money, UK has decided to have a smoking ban from 1st July 2007. A smoking ban means tat people cannot smoke in public areas you can by better things than cigarettes. In this coursework I will find out: 1. How many people die from smoking in the UK 2. What is passive smoking and affects of passive smoking. 3. How many people in the UK get disease as a result of passive smoking. Science Information Source How is it reliable Smoking is very dangerous and leads to an increase risk of miscarriage, premature birth, asthma and wounds. ...read more.

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Chemicals found in cigarettes Effects of smoking One of the main reasons why they banned smoking was because of passive smoking Passive smoking info : Website info : Why we should have a smoking ban: Over 4,000 chemical are found in cigarette smoke tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the united state, causing more the 440,000 deaths each year resulting an annual cost of more, than $75 billion in direct medical costs. UK studies show that smokers in their 30s and 40s are five times more likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers. Why we shouldn't have a smoking ban: The link between passive smoking and ill health is unproven. A British medical journal (16 may 2003) has proved that there is no real link to passive smoking and ill heath. ...read more.

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But I understand the fact that people do not want a smoking ban because people want restrictions not bans, and businesses wouldn't be making any money also the link between passive smoking and ill health is unproven. People should have there own freedom of choice. As a student I think that smoking should be banned because all the non smokers are getting affected because of all the people that smoke and I think that it is not fair on those non smokers. The public smokers are forcing the non-smokers, also I am sure that it doesn't feel nice coming from a bar or a restaurant stinking of cigarettes smelling like an ashtray every year loads of people are dying just because they are breathing in other peoples smoke. 1 Serkan Colak 10G ...read more.

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