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But I don't mean that smokers should light up even in closed rooms.

I deplore that bus captains are the incompetent judges over passengers who smoke or don't smoke. Many a bus driver smokes in the vehicle he drives. Our town has airconditioned buses. The drivers, almost all of them, have a nasty habit of smoking behind their steering wheel when the bus is stationary in a bus depot with the engine idling. When you board the bus, the smell is nauseating. It's like in a gas chamber. Our buses are mobile gas chambers.

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Post time 2018-6-1 19:52:03 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2018-6-1 15:11
No, Government has the duty to protect non smokers from secondhand smoke; it must not let smokers d ...

Are you sure? Who gave the government said "duty" to protect people? I think it is the other way around: The government has the duty to obey its citizens and taxpayers who should by right be the government's hierarchical superior. The government should do what the people want it to do. Does China have enough citizens who want their government to protect the non-smokers? That is the question. In democracies, the people's voice has been heard even though there have always been loud and vociferous dissident voices. China's government is wonderfully free from people control. It routinely pays lip service to noble causes such as environmental protection or smoking bans.

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Post time 2018-6-2 06:27:50 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2018-6-1 14:34
You are the only fool who thinks secondhand smoke is not harmful, all the medical experts say other ...

I'm sorry but "all the medical experts" do not say otherwise. There are several scientific studies which have been put out that debunk the myth of secondhand smoke. The CATO Institute has a very good article entitled "The Second-Hand Smoke Charade", as well as the Your Doctor's Orders website, and the Journal of the National Cancer Institute details a study which followed 76,000 women, who were the partners of smokers, for more than a decade, and found there was no statistically significant relationship between lung cancer and exposure to passive smoke. Interestingly enough, there is also not a single autopsy report anywhere, that states second-hand smoke as a cause of death.
Stupid people are like Glowsticks. You want to snap them in half and shake the crap out of them until they see the light.
I love sarcasm. It's like punching someone in the head ... only with words

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Post time 2018-6-2 09:12:29 |Display all floors
cmknight Post time: 2018-6-2 06:27
I'm sorry but "all the medical experts" do not say otherwise. There are several scientific studies ...

But these studies can't convince me that inconsiderate smokers have the right to fumigate the interiors of buses with cigarette smoke. I am not very confident that second-hand smoke is as harmless as they claim. Maybe it does not kill me outright but it certainly won't rejuvenate me either.

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Post time 2018-6-2 10:51:52 |Display all floors
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At this moment, I sit and wait for the barbeque fire to be ready to cook that healthy fat pork chop ...

Enjoy your smoke, hope you live a normal life span.

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Post time 2018-6-2 11:21:06 |Display all floors
cmknight Post time: 2018-6-2 06:27
I'm sorry but "all the medical experts" do not say otherwise. There are several scientific studies ...

It's up to you who you want to believe, but it is generally accepted that secondhand smoke is bad, and in fact worse, than firsthand smoke.  There are always opposing viewpoints to every claim.  I choose to believe the medical opinion that say so.  
And you may also like to  believe, like Trump, that climate change is a hoax!

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Post time 2018-6-2 11:24:26 |Display all floors
seneca Post time: 2018-6-2 09:12
But these studies can't convince me that inconsiderate smokers have the right to fumigate the inte ...

Completely agree with you!  Even if one does not drop dead starightaway after exposure to secondhand smoke, his health is definitely badly affected, coughing and choking on the smelly secondhand smoke; no one should have to put up with that!

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