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Public Smoking practice

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Jordan Blakely

on 28 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Public Smoking
By: Jordan Blakely Total United States expenditures on tobacco in 2005 estimated to be $88.8 billion, of which $82 billion were spent on cigarettes. Cigarettes account for more than 90% of expenditures on all tobacco products in the U.S. An estimated 371 billion cigarettes were consumed in the U.S. in 2006 alone. Why Should You Listen? Once I am done you will understand the dangers of public smoking. You will be able to make the decision of whether or not public smoking should be allowed. And you will know the health and safety affects that come along with it. What you will hear: Background
Why Public Smoking should be allowed
Why public Smoking should not be allowed Background Information:
Smoking in public places in Arkansas was banned in 2004.
Restaurants and bars are still allowed to have designated areas. Must have 11 inch wide and 8.5 inch tall sign cleary visible! Clean Indoor Act- July 21, 2006 workplaces and public areas throughout Arkansas became smoke-free It ensured that children, senior citizens and public can breathe smoke-free air in public places. Why It Should Be Banned (pros) How it effects people
Smoking around children
Businesses How It Effects People Causes medical Problems Smoking bans can reduce the number of heart attacks.
Secondhand smoke contains over 4,000 chemical substances.
+300 poisonous
60 known to be carcinogen 3,000 non-smokers die Unprofessional uncomfortable in workplace Smoking Around Children Harms physical and psychological development. Physcial:
Young children are more sensitive because their bodes are still growing.
More serious illness and stay ill longer
The cost of illness caused by passive smoking is paid by healthcare system. Psychological:
Smoking around children is a form of abuse.
Parents are setting a bad example for their childrens future.
Can lead to self-esteem issues *150,000-300,000 cases each year children under 18 months of age with infection from passive smoking
*7,500-15,000 hospitilizations each year. Business More business &more sells
New fresh crows
Comfortable happy guest
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