Ban Public Smoking

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Public smoke not only harms the smoker, but also harms the people surrounding them. The smoke that is emitted is a trigger of a variety of health issues in both smokers and nonsmokers. It also hurts the environment and the animals living in it. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and/or cigars are easily addictive and can become the kryptonite of a smoker while it slowly kills them. This is the evil element of smoke products. The United States government must place a ban on public smoking to prevent these negative factors from doing any more damage.

Secondhand smoke, which is mostly caused by public smoking, is responsible for over 41,000 deaths per year, as well as increased chances of asthma, ear infection, respiratory infection, pneumonia, heart attack, and lung cancer in adults and especially children, whose lungs are still developing and are therefore more sensitive.

Air pollution is one of Earth's greatest environmental issues, and public smoking is a major factor that causes this issue.​​ When smoke from cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, etc. are released into the air, it stays there and pollutes the atmosphere. This pollution can cause negative environmental effects such as acid rain (which damages animal habitats) and negative health effects such as asthma, respiratory infections, etc.