Should smoking in public be illegal?
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People in public places should not be subjected to people who want/need to smoke. The health and well being for non-smokers could be considered a national health problem. Health care due to respiratory issues due to smoking has increased the cost of health care tremendously. [e]
Once again none smokers have the choice to be near smoke.(s) smoking indoors is already illegal and how can you ban smoking in public outdoor places.(q) where would people smoke?(s) many things cause respiratory issues not just smoke.(e)
Smoking should be illegal because it is highly addictive, just like any kind of drug. [c] You become hooked to it, and it's extremely hard to quit. [e] If drugs are illegal in this country, then cigarettes should be illegal as well. [m]
As for making ciggs illegal, the government would never do that because they make plenty of profits from cigarette sales. This amount could reduce because of the ban.(e)
While the government may never ban the sale of cigarettes, they should slap hefty fees on the sale of cigarettes. This might make people stop and think twice before buying a pack for $10+. [e]
Smoking depletes peoples wallets, and it is slowly killing them. [q]
Government has slapped hefty fees on ciggs and people are still buying them.(e) they use to be $5 dollars now there up to $10.(s) people do not care about how much ciggs are because if there addicted there going to buy them regardless of the price(e)If people want to spend all there money on ciggs then they will it is there choice.(s)
Banning ciggs takes peoples freedom away.(s)
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Vote Placed by Wallstreetatheist 4 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Fvck you both in the mouth
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