Smoking is an addiction, such as an addiction to drugs or to alcohol. It is dependence, which causes great harm to health. To overcome it one any method can be used. Banning smoking in public places is one of the most decisive and impactful way to reduce the number of smokers and lessen of harm caused by second-hand smoking. The main objectives of the ban on smoking in public places are protection of the health of non-smokers and fire safety. Other reasons include preserving the purity of the premises, as well as higher labour capacity of non-smoking employees.