The Calabasas Smoking Ban

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I think that the no-smoking ordinance of the City of Calabasas is for the protection of public health. In my own definition of public health, it does not only include the health of the non-smokers that is also the central concern of the ordinance but also the smokers…

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their residence) and therefore would greatly reduce their smoking habit. It is such a good move by the city making the ordinance as the reason for smokers to eventually quit smoking. As a result of this, it would no doubt lessen their risks from diseases brought about by smoking.
Moreover, I believe that the ordinance has been thoroughly justified through statistics and findings on the effects of the secondhand exposure to smoke. The numbers of death outcome due to the effect of secondhand (or side stream) smoke greatly supports the ordinance which also, I suppose, provides a solid foundation. The figures give explanation for it all and have constructed reasonable argument in defending the ordinance. In my own point of view, this is one of the good reasons that the City Council does not have any opposition to the ordinance.
The City of Calabasas is in one way preserving the community. Through the no-smoking ordinance, residents and the public will greatly benefit from it thus making the city a healthy place to live in. The city may be just a small place to be the starting point and the example of a smoke-free place but what the city council has come up with is just and reasonable although to some people think it sounds ridiculous. Well for me, it is not ridiculous. ...
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