Re: SMOKING (was Re: Return From Philmont)
Jim Miller Jr. (jmillerjr@LSFCU.ORG)
Wed, 19 Jun 1996 10:53:00 +0000
Jim Van Hecke<jvanhecke@LANL.GOV> wrote:
>This is exactly the attitude that keeps us from being able
>to fully implement the National Policy against smoking.
I was content to stay out of this for a while, but this was just too much.
First off, there is no National Policy which outrightly forbids smoking.
All local Councils were asked (NOT required) to pass a resolution
which provided for smoke free buildings and no smoking areas
within a given distance of the egress points of said buildings.
>It is a selfish attitude which allows you to justify your
Pot. Kettle. Black. You cannot define either side of this debate as being
the selfish one, as both points are equally selfish. Smoking is not some
great evil of society to be eradicated through draconian violations of
>You have to take responsibility for your own actions.
We all must.
<soapbox> The non-smoking crowd should be responsible enough
to stay out of the designated areas. If those of us who smoke can be
responsible enough to limit our smoking to designated areas, those
who don't want to be there can at least match that level of personal
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