Laws Restricting Smoking in Private Cars
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This paper examines the arguments for or against the passing of a law that forbids smoking in cars with children smaller than 5 years or weighing less than 40 pounds. The paper argues against a law that would regulate smoking in the individual's own car, as an infringement against privacy and as a way in which the state can dangerously intervene and impose in a private individual space.
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