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Should government ban smoking and do they have a right to make choices for us?


Considering how much it costs treating smoking related illnesses should we ban it? Also if not then should they legalise "soft" drugs and regulate their quality? Can they have it both ways or is tax revenue more important?

 

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    Academicviews 5 years ago

    To respond to point 3, I meant, that in UK, the government makes a fortune by taxing cigarettes and alcohol makes and significant contribution to the economy, even though both are detrimental to health. Considering how much resources are spent on the

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    Academicviews 5 years ago

    Yes I agree there does seem hypocrisy or contradiction here doesn’t there? I think in these troubled economic times we have a right to ask why so much of our taxes are spent on the “war on drugs” which they seem not to be winning, also why we tolerat

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