‘No Smoking’ Ban in Public Places Will free Scotland From The "sick man" Sobriquet

by Medindia Content Team on  March 25, 2006 at 12:36 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
‘No Smoking’ Ban in Public Places Will free Scotland From The
The Scots will wake up to a fresh dawn tomorrow - A ban that prohibits smoking in public places will be activated at the crack of dawn on Sunday. Scotland will also go down into the annals of British history, to be the first part of Britain to ban smoking in pubs, restaurants and workplaces. Possibly with the smoking ban, Scotland can strive to rectify its shameful public health record, which has easily given it the sobriquet "sick man of Europe".

This ban will carry a hidden goal, which promises to stop nearly 1000 deaths a year, on account of passive smoking. There is divided opinion on the ban, thought of as a move against the traditional lifestyle of the working class, who form the foundation of the Scottish society. There is also apprehension that the customers of pubs, will prefer to stay home, after the ban on smoking in bars, comes into force.


Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
stopping smoking takes away our freedom when chocolate has goverment warnings chocolate kills will we have to eat it in secret ? or be a smoker ootside with a chocolate bring back the belt in schools or show me the proof of passive smoking
guest Saturday, March 25, 2006

You May Also Like