Tobacco ban will increase overall health, provide cleaner air
Does the tobacco activity on campus make you anxious? Does widespread smoking or public hookah sessions bother you? Eastern has enacted a campus-wide tobacco ban to protect people from adverse health risks.
Yes, a lot of tobacco is produced in the state. But banning tobacco use on campus could have the positive affect of improving the health of many people, young and old.
Secondhand smoke harms many unwilling people. Many smokers have the attitude that it’s their body they can smoke, they’re going to die anyway, etc. Their addicted demeanor prevents them from quitting and they just can’t stop. In reality it’s not just hurting them its slowly killing others as well.