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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Smoking at bus stops

It's been almost 2 years since the by-law went into effect and everyday there are still lots of smokers standing at the bus stops blowing their bad habit into my face. Now there are some who try to stand down wind but there are many more that are lightin

Posted on Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 6:57 AM

It's been almost 2 years since the by-law went into effect and everyday there are still lots of smokers standing at the bus stops blowing their bad habit into my face. Now there are some who try to stand down wind but there are many more that are lighting up even as they step off the buses. They don't care that their smoke is blowing into my face and lungs.

I'm allergic so I feel as if I can't breathe (which I can't) and as if thousands of little knives are stabbing into my chest as I try to breathe. Yet nowhere is there anyone charging these people with breaking the law. A little sign that most people hardly see won't stop the smokers.

What will it take to change things? Will it be me (or someone else who is allergic) collasping because I can't breathe and dying? I hope not.

I understand smoking is an addiction. However manners can be used and smokers can either move away from the terminals or move downwind if they really can't wait to get where ever they are going.

Allergic to smoke

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