Whether you’re a smoker yourself or not, you can probably appreciate that many people just can’t handle the smoke. Some worry, and rightly so, about the effects that being exposed to smoke may have on their long-term health, others feel like they can’t breathe around it, and others still don’t like the smell it leaves behind.
None of those are good reasons, though, to spray a smoker in the face with a can of air freshener.
69-year-old Hamilton resident Ed Steel is alleged to have sprayed Glade air freshener at smokers outside of Dundurn Place Care Centre in Hamilton recently and found himself charged with two counts of assault with a weapon.
While his approach is quite the wise crack in action, Steel actually had a strong reason for allegedly busting out the air freshener. His first wife died of a smoking-related illness, and because of that, he didn’t want to have to wheel his current common-law spouse through smoke at the front entrance, blighted by residents choosing to light upRead More »from Man charged for spraying air freshener at smokers