This is as a result of smoke coming into contact with the non smoker’s eyes resulting to itching of the eyes.
Medical research has also shown that second hand smoke, just like the first smoke inhaled by the smoker, can lead to heart diseases (Shetty, 2009).
Smoking and exposure second hand smoke are also likely causes of several forms of cancer, but most commonly lung cancer and cervical cancer.
This is as a result of the tar present in tobacco, which is capable of changing the structures of the body’s cells.
The cause of heart diseases is attributed to the stimulation effect of nicotine which increases pulse rate.
With time the heart develops some kind of dependency on nicotine and in the event that nicotine is lacking or in short supply, the heart’s functioning is interfered with.
It is common knowledge that the ban of smoking in public places is majorly for the protection of non smokers from the side effects of smoking, but there are other factors which inform the decision to impose a ban on smoking in public places (Robbins 38).
This paper seeks to investigate both the benefits and side effects of smoking in public and finally argue a case for or against the ban on smoking in public places.
Tobacco has been known to support agricultural output, earn several countries foreign revenue for being a major export commodity, provide income for households, and generate both direct and indirect employment in many countries.
For instance, in Greece, the northern parts of the country are mostly mountainous and do not support much agriculture other than tobacco cultivation.