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8:47am Wed 12 Mar 14

heather147 says...

Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends.

If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day.

Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them.
Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends. If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day. Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them. heather147
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12:41pm Wed 12 Mar 14

Mi_Coc says...

heather147 wrote:
Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends. If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day. Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them.
You would like to see smoking in pubs aloud because you dont like families with children and you think it acceptable for people to have enhale passive smoke in a pub?

I am at a lost why people take smoking up these days knowing how bad it is for you and how much it costs. It costs the NHS alot of money but then we have an aging population and that would not be helped if smokers all stopped.

My father died at 59 from smoking so its something I know all to well.
[quote][p][bold]heather147[/bold] wrote: Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends. If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day. Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them.[/p][/quote]You would like to see smoking in pubs aloud because you dont like families with children and you think it acceptable for people to have enhale passive smoke in a pub? I am at a lost why people take smoking up these days knowing how bad it is for you and how much it costs. It costs the NHS alot of money but then we have an aging population and that would not be helped if smokers all stopped. My father died at 59 from smoking so its something I know all to well. Mi_Coc
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1:41pm Wed 12 Mar 14

heather147 says...

Mi_Coc wrote:
heather147 wrote:
Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends. If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day. Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them.
You would like to see smoking in pubs aloud because you dont like families with children and you think it acceptable for people to have enhale passive smoke in a pub?

I am at a lost why people take smoking up these days knowing how bad it is for you and how much it costs. It costs the NHS alot of money but then we have an aging population and that would not be helped if smokers all stopped.

My father died at 59 from smoking so its something I know all to well.
I too have no idea why people take up smoking. It is very expensive and bad for your health as everyone must realise by now. The horrible smell gets in your hair, skin and clothes and it's difficult to get rid of. There are still many people smoking in No Smoking areas, as there always was. However, a lot of us older people had both parents who smoked and we grew up healthily nevertheless.

I don't like families in pubs because I feel pubs are for adults, not children. If pubs are going to allow children, they should allocate "family areas". If you don't think there are many children in pubs you should go in the Perkin Warbeck any lunchtime. You would think you have entered a crèche not a pub. These children could be the alcoholics of the future.

I have noticed there is a big increase in people smoking roll-ups. Presumably this is cheaper but surely just as bad for you. As I said in my previous post, if people have not given up by now then they're not going to. The money wasted on No Smoking Day could be used somewhere else in the NHS.
[quote][p][bold]Mi_Coc[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]heather147[/bold] wrote: Why do we continue with No Smoking Day? In July 2007 smoking was banned in public places. What better opportunity for people to stop smoking. Now, 7 years later people are still huddling outside with their fags, the outsides of many buildings, including the hospital, littered with many fag ends. If people did not give up smoking then and are still smoking 7 years later, it is because they really don't want to give it up. Time to leave them alone and stop wasting time and money on No Smoking Day. Personally, although a non-smoker myself, I would like to see smoking reintroduced into pubs as then maybe there won't be some many young children and babies in them.[/p][/quote]You would like to see smoking in pubs aloud because you dont like families with children and you think it acceptable for people to have enhale passive smoke in a pub? I am at a lost why people take smoking up these days knowing how bad it is for you and how much it costs. It costs the NHS alot of money but then we have an aging population and that would not be helped if smokers all stopped. My father died at 59 from smoking so its something I know all to well.[/p][/quote]I too have no idea why people take up smoking. It is very expensive and bad for your health as everyone must realise by now. The horrible smell gets in your hair, skin and clothes and it's difficult to get rid of. There are still many people smoking in No Smoking areas, as there always was. However, a lot of us older people had both parents who smoked and we grew up healthily nevertheless. I don't like families in pubs because I feel pubs are for adults, not children. If pubs are going to allow children, they should allocate "family areas". If you don't think there are many children in pubs you should go in the Perkin Warbeck any lunchtime. You would think you have entered a crèche not a pub. These children could be the alcoholics of the future. I have noticed there is a big increase in people smoking roll-ups. Presumably this is cheaper but surely just as bad for you. As I said in my previous post, if people have not given up by now then they're not going to. The money wasted on No Smoking Day could be used somewhere else in the NHS. heather147
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