the use of
is thought to be detrimental and should be prohibited for public health, other people think it is a matter of personal choice which we should respect. I think that a smoking ban brings about more problems in preventing people from exercising their right to free will, and there are other alternatives to discourage smoking without governmental intervention.
of all, one problem when the
is that it potentially exposes the
to too much power on personal matters. If a smoking ban is announced by the
, we can certainly expect that the
will soon start to decide on all other major choices in life,
, the use of medicine, the partner we choose to marry, and the number of children that a family decides to raise. Never should will we desire an authoritative, controlling
, not only is it crucial for governments to protect people’s free will, but it
grants individuals the option to choose their own path.
, there are other countermeasures to be taken in order to discourage the misuse of
, non-profit organizations, whose visions are to promote healthy lifestyles, might run public campaigns to advocate the potential harm caused by
On the other hand
, experts in the
industry may continue their research and development on electronic
, which serves as a substitute for real
with much less damage to the physical condition of smokers. The more of a “joint effort” that society puts in together to discourage smoking, the better our well-being.
In conclusion, a call for a smoking ban is not necessary at all, as it may lead to the exploitation of governmental power. We should let people choose what they want to do with
, while society might provide assistance to those who want to get rid of harmful habits.