More reasons to ban smoking

Phillips, Helen
November 2005
New Scientist;11/5/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2524, p10
The article focuses on the ill-effects of smoking. Passive smoking is even more harmful than previously thought. The Health Improvement Bill will see smoking banned in workplaces, including pubs and restaurants, in England by summer 2007, but not in private clubs and bars that don't serve food. A study of adolescents in Massachusetts found that those from towns with strict smoking regulations were only half as likely to become established smokers as those from towns with lax regulations.


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