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Tobacco Regulation and Smoking Bans
A discussion of federal tobacco regulation and smoking bans in context of the debate between public health and individual liberty.
# 121499 | 2,000 words | 25 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (General)


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This paper answers the question, "Should government intervene in our lives to prevent us from making choices that might make us sick, injure us, or even kill us? How do we strike a balance between public health and individual liberty?" The paper concludes that the government should prohibit addictive and harmful foods and substances rather than allowing those addicted to them to make the determination.

From the Paper:

"Federal tobacco regulation and smoking bans are a controversial topic. Although the deleterious effects of firsthand and secondhand tobacco smoke are extensively documented and notably severe, smokers continue to oppose government regulation of tobacco products and smoking as a violation of their individual liberty. Furthermore, recent news stories have identified a new trend in smoking restrictions; some employers are requiring their employees to stop smoking-not just at work but completely-in order to retain their jobs. The no-smoking rules are enforced by blood tests..."

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