The Truly Persecuted Harvard Minority

Siskind, Sarah
May 2012
Harvard Political Review;Summer2012, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p3
The article reports that the Harvard Kennedy School has banned smoking on the campus. It states that intent on ban is paternalistic as it is assumed that smokers do not understand its risks and are unable to make right decisions of their own. It mentions that it is not sure if the university is genuinely concerned about health of its students because drinking is a more serious problem. The administration feels that it is its duty to stop students fro doing things which would affect them.


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