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Discriminating against smokers again

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Case Western Reserve University, along with many other colleges, has created designated smoking areas (DSAs) around campus. The goal is to isolate non-smokers from second hand smoke, for various reasons. Such action is becoming more common around college campuses, especially at public colleges....

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smoker

posted 11/20/09 @ 2:11 PM EST

I agree....it is the personal preference of every idividual as to what they put into their bodies. Like the article says the DSA's are few and far between on campus. But smoker's are constantly targeted as a nuisance. Every tax to pay for anything with the county is placed on cigarette's but smokers are an outcast...Second class citizen? But these are the very people who are funding many of the initives that the city chooses to put into place.
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Social Smoker

posted 11/20/09 @ 3:55 PM EST

I am a social smoker and I feel that there should be separate places for smokers. I know when I am not smoking, I don't want to smell or breath it, and it is so gross. We should not smoke on campus for the health of all people at Case. I know if I want to smoke during the day I go to my car. If I am smoking socially, I try to stay away from non smokers as a common courtesy.
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