Smoking occasionally causes cancer in those who choose to do it and metastatic sanctimony in those who choose not to. To prevent both of these tragic social diseases, governments have jacked up the price of a pack and made it all but impossible to smoke indoors. Now, they're going after outdoor spaces, too, and soon…
It's almost impossible to remember a time when one was asked whether they'd prefer the smoking or non-smoking section—these days, most places don't give the option, thanks to anti-smoking bans that went into effect over the last decade.
According to a study performed at St Gallen Canton Hospital in Switzerland, women are more likely to suffer the consequences of long term smoking, and are more susceptible to developing lung cancer than male smokers.