Many countries around the world have already introduced laws to protect people from exposure to tobacco smoke in public places.
Having a smoke-free environment often saves money for bars and restaurant owners, reducing their risks of fire and consequently their insurance costs.
According to the American Heart Foundation, 43.3 percent of American men and women indulge in tobacco consumption through smoke.
The negative effects of the habit-forming substance crush the positive effects.
It often results in lower renovation, cleaning and maintenance costs, too.
Article 8 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, recognizes that exposure to tobacco smoke causes death, disease and disability, and asks countries to adopt and implement legislation that provides protection from second-hand smoke.