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Ban on Smoking in New York State
A discussion regarding the ban on smoking in New York State.
# 92089 | 812 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2007 in Medical and Health (General) , Law (General)

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This paper discusses how hazards in the workplace are a significant concern and second-hand smoke has been deemed totally unacceptable especially by those working in restaurants, cafes and bars. This paper reviews the bill passed on March 26th, 2003 banning smoking in the State of New York.

Secondhand Smoke Overview
Positive Effects of the New York State Smoking Ban

From the Paper:

"Secondhand smoke is a known health danger. 53,800 people die each year from secondhand smoke, including death from heart disease, lung cancer, and other diseases. Scientific research has become so comprehensive that not only has scientists been able to pinpoint the effects of secondhand smoke on specific organs, but also on specific types of workers. In general, restaurants and bars that are located in cities that have smoking bans, in place, have 82 percent less indoor air pollution than those without smoking bans ("Secondhand smoke", 2006), equating to healthier workers. "

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Frumkin, P. (7 Apr 2003). New York state outlaws smoking in all enclosed workplaces. Nation's Restaurant News, 37(14). Retrieved May 3, 2006, from ProQuest database.
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  • Kizzire, J. & Stobbe, M. (23 Apr 2006). Nationwide, more are saying: 'Thank you for not smoking'. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 3, 2006, from ProQuest database.
  • Secondhand smoke. (2006). Retrieved May 3, 2006, from
  • Sullum, J. (12 Jan 2006). Did New York's smoking ban cut heart attacks? Retrieved May 3, 2006, from

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