Adults who choose to smoke make a personal decision that carries with it certain responsibilities and rights. Among other things, smokers have a responsibility to be respectful and courteous in the manner and places where they smoke and the responsibility to properly dispose of cigarette butts and empty cigarette packages. If smokers get more involved, they can be successful in stopping unfair treatment. Almost 400 million adults choose to smoke world wide. Their rights and, ultimately, others whose freedoms and choices may one day be threatened have to be protected.