A man is silhouetted as he smokes a cigarette in a pub in Liverpool northern England.
A man is silhouetted as he smokes a cigarette in a pub in Liverpool, northern England October 20, 2004. Liverpool could become the first British city to ban smoking in public places if the council gives the go-ahead in a vote due to take place on Wednesday. The bill would make it illegal to smoke in areas including restaurants, pubs and offices. REUTERS/Simon Bellis SB/MD