I believe that non-smokers, like anyone else, have a right to a smoke-less environment. But how far does that right extend? Should it take priority over someone else's rights?
Airplanes, courthouses, publicly-owned buildings, and anywhere else an individual might be forced to go should properly be included in any smoking ban.
What should not be included are places located in or on private property, providing an individual is not compelled, by necessity or law, to frequent or work at that specific location.
Second-hand smoke is not a significant health risk.
Thunder Bay, Ont.