Agreeing with the Proposed Smoking Ban
As the proposed ban on smoking in public places, including bars, clubs
and restaurants looms ever closer to being passed and put into action.
We need to ask ourselves what effect this law would have upon both the
nightlife and social aspects of already large and growing towns and
cities such as London and Bath. Also we need to consider the health
aspects associated with the proposed ban as well.
Of course we all know, or at least think we know why the ban has been
proposed and is close to being implemented. It is of course because
the act of smoking is seen to be damaging to both the health of the
smoker and the health of the people surrounding him or her. This is
not the only reason though; \the introduction of this act would almost
defiantly reduce smoking related illnesses like cancerous tumours and
other life threatening diseases caused by smoking and passive smoking
alike. By passing this ban those who eat and drink out regularly but
do not smoke will be 78% less likely to develop a smoking related
disease due to passive smoking. Also in many cases social smokers
(people who only smoke when they are out with friends) would be
encouraged to quit and perhaps even encourage others to do the same.
This would mean less money for the NHS to spend on treatment for
smoking and so means that more money can be put into helping others
who have other things wrong with them other hand smoking related
illnesses. This is one reason why this ban on smoking in public places
is giving the labour party headway over the competitors. With
countless numbers of civilians and parties joining the bandwagon
trying to ban smoking the competition is getting stiffer. The reason
the other parties are trying to impose the ban on smoking is because
they can see...