are people finally through with smoking! Maybe. The Cancer Blog is on it:Smoking bans are everywhere—
With Britain, Germany, Scotland, Australia and many large cities in the U.S. now banning smoking (or about to), it seems clear that much of the world is sick and tired of smoking. A bigger driver of this is the publicity second-hand smoke has gotten recently.Honestly, I’m not sure if the world is done with smoking just yet. After all, a dimly lit smoke-filled bar is still a pretty cool image—even if they don’t exist anymore.
As a result, smoking bans are popping up all over the world. Also, many cancer groups are seeing that more and more people will end up quitting the habit once and for all. That, or find a corner in an isolated, outdoor space in which to light up.