What do you think of banning of smoking in all public spaces like Hampstead, Que.?

The 100 Mile Free Press asking people on the street their opinion

“Well, I was a smoker for many years and I think I have to say I am in agreement with it. It’s pretty hard on your health and you don’t realize it until you get older and obviously, I’m older and I wouldn’t encourage anyone in anyway to take up the habit. ”

– John Somerville

108 Mile Ranch

“I don’t agree with that because now they are dictating too much. I mean, I agree with not smoking indoors anymore or within a certain area of the doorway but there is too much outside for someone to say no.”

– Sheila Williams

108 Mile Ranch

“No, I don’t think it should be banned in all public spaces but I don’t smoke myself and I don’t particularly like second-hand smoke and I especially think we should protect our children from second-hand smoke but I think banning it from all public spaces is a bit extreme.”

– Yvette Betz

100 Mile House

“If it’s outside it should be fine. I think there’s enough clean air and enough places where you can go where it’s not going to bother people.”

– Lorelei Boyce

Gateway

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