How smoking affects public?

Smoking is a well-documented risk that ways a path for lung disease, hypertension, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. This is a leading cause of chronic disease and death worldwide.
Smoking in public places not only affect the smoker . It also violates a non-smokers’ beside to live a healthy lifestyle. People who do not smoke, but they are exposed to secondhand smoke experience an raise in their risk of developing heart disease in them. Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke at the period of their pregnancy are more probably to get newborns with less birth weight, raise in the risk of health complications. Infants exposed to secondhand smoke after birth have significantly higher the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). So smoking should be banned at all the public places.
It is true that smokers have right to smoke but these rights should not be infringed upon. However, a non-smoker’s right to breathe clean air and maintain a healthy lifestyle of their own without breathing in second hand smoke, should be protected as well. By not allowing smokers from smoking in public places, it will cause smokers to smoke less as they will have to wait until they go home to light up a the cigarette. This in turn will beneficial to the smokers who are trying to stop smoking because it will help them decrease the frequency of smoking and will stop their addiction towards cigarettes.
Smoking in public shows a bad example. Children are easily influence in their growing stages because they do not know difference between good and bad. If smoking is banned in public areas, it will a path way to healthier lifestyle for everyone. By banning smoking in public areas the government may send notification that the government is seriously concerned for the well being of its citizens and that the government discourages people from smoking.