To be honest, this is discrimination, although it has a "good purpose" (presumably). How are people born after 2015-16 different from others? Why do they have a limitation of rights that are not provided for by the law of the Russian Federation (being under age or being in prison or the army)? If there is a precedent, it will reach the point of absurdity: any group of people can be limited in their rights, and this is segregation, sadness and misfortune
It is high time to ban all types of smoking. Not only cigarettes, but also hookah, pipes, electronic devices and vapes.
For example, I have not smoked a single cigarette consciously in my entire life and am very proud of it.
A similar question: do you think it is fair that from the point of view of a patient with paranoid schizophrenia N, aliens from the Alpha Centauri galaxy are worse than the humanoids living on Venus?
In itself, it is already unfair that the organs are state power and local self-government are filled with crazy people who consider themselves entitled to impose their picture of the world on the population of the country, invade the consciousness of citizens and try to build their personal life in a certain way. Every adult has the right to decide for himself what to do with his life: whether to smoke or not, whether to commit suicide or to continue the struggle for existence. There are issues that cannot be settled by the norms of law, since it is simply useless. Even if you exclude access to tobacco products for the specified category of persons, this does not guarantee that in reality they will not have this access. Rather, on the contrary: another segment of the shadow tobacco market will emerge.
One of my teachers told a story: in the process of defending a thesis, a candidate for a degree was asked the question "Is it a right or a duty for a woman to give birth?" The applicant could not find an answer. The professor asked this question to us; I voiced the version that this is not a right or a duty, and he recognized it as the best.
Indeed, the desire of a person to change consciousness by taking psychoactive substances due to certain physiological processes is as natural as childbirth for a woman, therefore, limiting this striving as such is meaningless. The task of the state in this respect is somewhat different - to regulate the circulation of these substances in such a way that it does not jeopardize national and public interests (it is clear that a country where the majority of the population is sick with chronic alcoholism and drug addiction is doomed). And the main problem is that the current authorities do not know how to carry out such regulation. You yourself understand who is there.
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