No smoking ban

SIR - Smoking in outdoor areas , such as children s paddling pools, should definitely not be banned. The truth is it is detrimental to a child s health to be over-protected. Children need to be exposed, albeit in small quantities, to dangerous elements in

SIR - Smoking in outdoor areas , such as children's paddling pools, should definitely not be banned.

The truth is it is detrimental to a child's health to be over-protected. Children need to be exposed, albeit in small quantities, to dangerous elements in order to develop a strong immune system.

In the adult world, it is evident our tourist industry is being destroyed by this pernicious smoking ban.

Although a non-smoker myself, we must repeal the ban and restore the right of people to choose how best to live their lives. T P Gidman.


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