Punish inconsiderate smokers

2015-08-27 06:00

I WONDER how many inconsiderate smokers even knew that it is against the law to smoke with children in the car as stated in last week’s article.

The law should not stop there, smoking with pets in the car should be criminalised too. We create a huge fuss when someone locks their dogs in a boiling hot car and goes shopping, but see nothing wrong when the same person smokes with dogs in the car.

I’m not sure how they came up with that cut-off age of 12, but I’m of the opinion that smoking around children of any age should be against the law.

We know of individuals who found it hard to stop smoking even after finding out they were pregnant.

What about those people, what about exposing a pregnant woman to second-hand smoking?

I have nothing against smoking or smokers, but feel those who are not considerate of other people’s right to health should be punished.

Qedakusemnandi Masango

Oslo Beach

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