Smoking in public places.

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Nuc, Sep 20, 2005.

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Smoking in public should be:

  1. Always prohibited, everywhere.

    1 vote(s)
    3.7%
  2. Only in designated areas.

    6 vote(s)
    22.2%
  3. Let the establishment decide.

    16 vote(s)
    59.3%
  4. Permitted everywhere.

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  1. Nuc
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    One of the other threads has veered off into an argument about the merits/demerits of smoking. I thought I'd start a new poll to find out what people think.
     
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    I'm in for..Let the establishment decide.
     
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    Me too. That way people can patronize the kind of place they like. They can go to the no smoking/tofu restaurant, or they can go to the steakhouse/cigar bar.

    However once an establishment gets beyond a certain human density-say a dance club or nightclub with people jammed together, one would hope the establisment would have the sense to not allow smoking.
     
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    Let the establishment decide.. I can decide whether or not to give them my money.
     
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    Permit everywhere...heck, if I have to put up with them and their nasty habits, they can put up with mine ....
     
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    DITTO!
     
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    I think each place of business should be allowed to decide their own policy. I think that smoking should be allowed anywhere outdoors on public property.

    I no longer smoke, but I dislike oppressive government intervention more than I dislike cigarette smoke..
     
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    Indeed - let the market decide. If business which allow smoking go under, there's your answer.
     
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    Coming to a town close to you...It's all politics now folks..

     
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    ^That sucks.

    On a related note, smoking-allowed hotel rooms are uniformly nasty. Back when I smoked, I would always just get a nonsmoking room and smoke anyway. :smoke:
     

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