Actually, Se7en, there's no law that says smoking under the age of 18 is illegal. The law is someone under 18 can't buy
cigarettes. That's a pretty poor way to keep minors from smoking though.
Originally Posted by <NotTheUsualOne>
Now, cars, pollution, etc., are dangerous, too. And even though car crashes and malfunctions kill people, it is not an automatic health risk to the general public. Regular amounts of people do not die due to cars. Cars can be controlled. Their are regulations to car protection, reasonable regulations such as seatbelts. But with smoking, the government shouldn't have to regulate that the general population strolls the streets with a health mask on just because 2-3/10 people choose to endanger their own health.