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Balancing Public Health Against Individual Liberty : The Ethics of Smoking Regulations

@inproceedings{Daynard2016BalancingPH,
  title={Balancing Public Health Against Individual Liberty : The Ethics of Smoking Regulations},
  author={Richard Daynard and Gostin},
  year={2016}
}
Ten years ago, philosopher Robert E. Goodin published "No Smoking: The Ethical Issues." Goodin argued that the liberty of smokers can be justifiably limited for two reasons: to prevent harm to third persons and to prevent harm to smokers themselves under circumstances which make their decision to smoke substantially non-autonomous. In this article Thaddeus Pope reexamines the harm principle and the soft paternalism principle in light of more recent legal developments, gives them additional… 
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