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Smoking Bans and the Risk of Disease

            Nowadays, smoking is believed as one of the dangerous phenomenon in the world. Even though, smokers have been provided with the knowledge of how unhealthy smoking can be, they still choose to smoke. It is not for the government or any third party to dictate whether or not a perbson should be allowed to smoke. Although it can be considered as personal choice and every human being have their own right to choose what the best for them But, we still have to be tolerate towards other people's health as smoking not only affect negatively to the smokers, also to the people in their surroundings . The smoke spread freely through the air, and the negative effects of this smoke affects all living things. Therefore smoking should be banned at open premises to reduce disease risk. .
             First and foremost, smoking ban at open premises will protect non-smokers from inhaling second-hand smokes. A second-hand smoke is defined as smoke inhaled involuntarily from tobacco being smoked by others. Tobacco consists of carcinogenic compounds which cause serious harm to a person's health, as it has more than 7000 chemicals including at least 70 that can cause cancer. Second-hand smokes also have been proven that it can cause cancer even to people who have never smoked. This symptom can be linked in adult cancer and also to children. Examples of the cancers that can be affected by the adults are breast cancer and stomach cancer while for the children they might affected to leukaemia and brain tumours. (National Cancer Institute, 2011). Based on Surgeon General Report second-hand smokes are also the causes of morbidity and premature mortality in children. By banning smoking at open premises, government can provide strong scientific foundation policies to protect non-smokers from inhaling second-hand smokes. As non-smoker have their right to inhale a fresh and clean air also to live without any disease risk. (Jonathan, 2006 in Circulation Journal).

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