Essay about Smoking Ban in England
Though the situation for the smokers and those in their proximity seems quite dire, there are precautions capable of remedying the problems caused by smoking. For example; Mandatory indoor smoking restrictions seem to be quite effective in this regard. A medical rapport from Helena, a city in the U.S. state of Montana, claimed that a six month smoking ban decreased the rate of heart attacks by approximately forty per cent. And then there are …show more content…
Simon Jenkins is not a smoker himself and actually thinks that smokers are annoying. Yet, he believes smokers are not that much of a problem, since they can be avoided. Jenkins also states that while smoking may be annoying (and dangerous!) there are so many other irritating things in life such as rude teenagers, polluting traffic and indecent parents, but they will not be greeted with a law against them.
The government is also paradoxical because it strives to vacuum clean the country for drugs, yet its own prisons are filled with it. And the alcohol industry has also been aided with a new set of rules that makes it easier to distribute, despite of alcohol already being a serious issue in today’s modern society. And yet the government is putting restrictions on harmless things such as public gatherings.
Jenkins also sees a problem in the state desiring to control the people like that. Because will the state stop