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Smoking law lights up opportunity

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Although this new law could initially arouse disappointment in smokers, it could also present a prime opportunity to permanently squash out a long-held addiction.

According to the American Heart Association (www.americanheart.org), smoking results in more than 400,000 deaths each year, and smokers are two-to-three times more likely to die from coronary heart disease than nonsmokers. Smoking might also decrease fertility, increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis and has been linked to hearing loss and vision problems.

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