Following Tobacco and Alcohol
• Proponents say limitations on alcohol consumption and tobacco smoking can be imposed on marijuana use. An age limit can be imposed, and there can be restricted-use locales as well as mandated labels on packaging citing marijuana's potential health dangers. The critics counter that alcohol and tobacco are not as dangerous and do not lead to deadlier drugs later in life, alleging as well that proponents for legalization aim to get stronger drugs legalized later.
• Critics cite studies that indicate few users of drugs other than marijuana have done so without first having tried marijuana. They conclude that marijuana leads to the use of more dangerous, harder drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. Proponents argue that not all marijuana users end up using the stronger drugs and not all users of stronger drugs have tried marijuana. The critics counter that marijuana takes away inhibitions to drug use and promotes a culture that allows the use of other drugs.
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For a long time now many people have different views about smoking in public places. Smokers feel it is their right to smoke where and when they want. On the other hand non-smokers feel smokers violate their rights and endanger there life. Smoking causes heart disease, lung cancer and other serious illnesses. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer.
A substantial number of lung cancers that occur in non-smokers can be attributed to involuntary smoking. While some people feel that smoking in public places should remain since it is their right, smoking in public places should be banned because second-hand smoke will endanger non-smokers health and it pollutes the environment.
Smokers feel they have had the right to smoke in a public place for so long that it should not be taken away. Restaurants and businesses should be allowed to set...