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Smokeless Tobacco - Smokeless tobacco is presented as an alternative to smoking cigarettes, although smokeless tobacco has some benefits over smoking cigarettes, it also causes harm to the user. There are different forms of smokeless tobacco such as chewing tobacco that come in the forms of as Plug/Twist, Verb Use (consider revising). Snuff another form of smokeless tobacco composed of grounded tobacco leaves requires you to place it between the gums and cheeks, then spit out the juices or swallow if you please. The newest version called snus, in which you place them between the gum/cheek, but you do not have to spit out juices....   [tags: Alcohol & Tobacco]
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The Tobacco Epidemic - Introduction Tobacco epidemic killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th Century. Tobacco epidemic could kill 1 billion in the 21st century alone. Smoking is responsible for the death of one in ten adults worldwide (about 5 million deaths per year) and, if current smoking patterns continue, by 2030 the proportion will be one in six, about 10 million deaths per year (World bank, 1999). This means that about 500 million people alive today will eventually be killed by tobacco (Peto & et al, 1994)....   [tags: Tobacco Health]
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Tobacco: The Original Addictive Substance - ... With the need to operate farms, the newly appointed farmers needed help tending to the land. The best and most cost effective plan was to ship people from Africa (“History 1492-1762”). This is the first time that slaves were brought to the colonies to work on plantations, originally to aide tobacco farmers. This started an epidemic of people wanting slaves of their own to work on their farms, so they could make more money by planting more land and having them maintain it (“History 1492-1762”)....   [tags: drugs, tobacco]
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Malawi and Tobacco - Malawi and Tobacco What strategies can Malawi use to overcome problems relating to a change in demand of its main export, tobacco. QUESTION- what strategies can Malawi use to overcome problems relating to a change in demand of its main export, tobacco. Malawi, a LEDC, located in Southern Africa, has a population of 10 million. Tobacco is its main export and this provides the majority of the countries export revenues. It has become dependant on exporting tobacco to firms based in MEDC's such as the United States....   [tags: Trade Tobacco Malawi Essays]
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Effects of Chewing Tobacco on Oral Health - ... These oral lesions included lichen planus, leukoplakia, tobacco pouch keratosis, and oral submucosa fibrosis(Amjad et al, 2012). Decayed teeth were more common in tobacco users and researchers found that periodontitis was more severe in these patients also. Significant tooth loss and attachment loss was evident for the tobacco using patients also. Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world (Umer et al, 2011). Tobacco users are fifty times more likely to contract oral cancer than nonusers (Amjad et al, 2012)....   [tags: Chewing Tobacco Essays]
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The Philippines Needs Tobacco Control Programs - Missing Works Cited Introduction In the 20th century, the tobacco epidemic worldwide killed 100 million people. In the 21st century, the tobacco epidemic could kill 1 billion. In one in ten adults worldwide, about 5 million deaths per year, the cause of death is smoking, and if the present smoking pattern persists, the proportion will be one in six by the year 2030, about 10 million deaths per year (World bank, 1999)....   [tags: Tobacco, Passive Smoking] 2244 words
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Tobacco - Although there have been many studies regarding the negative health risks associated with tobacco, there have also been studies regarding its relation to obesity and depression (Leventhal et al., 2010). It discussed the relationships between tobacco use, obesity and depression by carrying out a population based survey of 41,654 adults (Leventhal et al., 2010). The data illustrated that tobacco use is very common in women with major depression and victims of obesity, in comparison with women who are non-smokers, but are still victims of major depression and obesity (Leventhal et al., 2010)....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Depression] 877 words
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White Collar Crimes: Are Tobacco Companies Responsible? - According to the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, it stated that the nicotine in smoking cigarettes can be very dangerous, damaging to the human body. It’s known that smoking can cause chronic lung disease, coronary heart disease and stroke. In addition, smoking also causes cancer of the lungs, larynx, esophagus, mouth, and bladder. Smoking tobacco products is also known to contribute to cancer of cervix, pancreas and kidneys. People that don’t smoke tobacco products can also be harmed by second hand smoke....   [tags: Crimes, criminal justice, tobacco, ]
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Restricting Tobacco Advertising - Restricting Tobacco Advertising      Should tobacco advertising be restricted. This is a very controversial issue. There is the idea that young children that smoke started smoking because of advertisements, but there is also the idea that children start smoking for other reasons. Many big, well-known tobacco companies like RJ Reynolds are being sued for their advertisements. On Monday April 20th, 1998 the jury heard a testimony from Lynn Beasly, the marketing vice president of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company....   [tags: Tobacco Nicotine Cigarettes Essays]
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Tobacco Companies in Our Society - Tobacco Companies in Our Society The tobacco industry seems like a beneficial addition to our economy. It has basically been a socially acceptable business in the past because it brings jobs to our people and tax money to the government to redistribute; but consider the cost of tobacco related treatment, mortality and disability- it exceeds the benefit to the producer by two hundred billion dollars US. (4) Tobacco is a very profitable industry determined to grow despite government loss or public health....   [tags: Smoking Cigarettes Tobacco Essays]
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Against Tobacco in Movies - Tobacco is detrimental to people’s health and if there were more restrictions on the exposure of tobacco in the media, it would reduce tobacco use. Movies that depict tobacco should be rated R in order to prevent teens from the exposure of tobacco. R rated movies show violence, inappropriate language and sexual situations, circumstances that teens should not be allowed to see. The rating system went into effect in order to prevent kids from seeing inappropriate behaviors, since tobacco is also an inappropriate behavior, it should also be categorized in the R rated section of movies....   [tags: Tobacco Nicotine Smoking Cigarettes] 1145 words
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The Negitive Effects of Tobacco - Drugs are generally recognized as of the greatest problems in the United States. According to the statistics, tobacco has the highest death rate. Smoking is a very popular habit, even though we all know that smoking is very dangerous. Millions of people around the globe want to quit smoking for medical reasons such as having already two heart-valve replacement surgeries. By now, almost everyone knows that smoking and other tobacco use causes cancer. But it can also cause may more problems. When you smoke tobacco, the effects on your body are immediate....   [tags: Tobacco Nicotine Cigarettes] 1336 words
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Importance of Operations Function in Japan Tobacco International Inc. - ... A complex of relationships exists between the operating function and other functions of the organization. To optimize the operational activities of the organization and to maximize their outcomes it is necessary to ensure effective management of these relationships (Slack, Chambers, & Johnston 2007). As JTI mostly follows a make-to-order strategy the demand plan is being formulated by Consumer and Trade Marketing function (based on market research, trends analysis, other information received from partners, etc.) (Schmuck, 2012)....   [tags: Japan Tobacco International Inc.]
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The EPA and Anti-tobacco Zealots - The EPA and Anti-tobacco Zealots Tobacco smoking has been one of the hot controversies of our time. Many people find tobacco smoke annoying, smelly and just plain dirty and unpleasant. Some smokers themselves agree with that sentiment. Today's smoking restrictions, not to mention the attack on smokers and extortion of tobacco companies, could not have been engineered simply on the grounds that tobacco smoke is unpleasant. We needed another reason. So the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) literally manufactured, using bogus science, the finding that second-hand smoke is a class A carcinogen causing death and illness for tens of thousands of people who are simply around tobacco smoke....   [tags: Smoking cigarettes Tobacco]
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Tobacco Advertisement: Why Restrict Marketing of Tobacco Products that Creates a Tremendous Amount of Revenue and Jobs in America - Guns do not kill people; people kill people. Cigarettes do not kill people; people who choose to smoke are killing themselves. The health risks of using tobacco are common knowledge. It is a known fact that if someone smokes their chance of getting lung cancer is increased drastically, yet so many Americans choose to do so. The FDA is taking steps to tighten the rules of tobacco marketing, some of these rules will include prohibiting self-service tobacco displays in stores, restricting vending-machine sales, and forbidding most free samples of tobacco products....   [tags: tobacco, smoking, advertising]
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Tobacco: The Cost-effectiveness of Current Smoke-free Policies - 1. Introduction Tobacco use constitutes a global epidemic that results in 5 million deaths each year (World Health Organization, 2008). If current trends in tobacco use continue, the number of tobacco-related deaths is expected to rise to 8 million deaths annually by 2030 – with 80 percent of these deaths taking place in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) (Mathers & Loncar, 2006). Currently, about 10 percent of the world’s smokers live in India (World Health Organization, 2008). The 2009-2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey, a nationally representative household survey, found that 34.6% of adults over the age of 15 in India currently use tobacco (International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), 2010)....   [tags: Social Issues, Legal Issues, Tobacco] 1303 words
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Passionate Anti Smoking Tobacco Essay - Smoking. Why smoking is the most wrong thing you can do to your lungs .it is just not done to be good. I FURIOSLY HATE SMOKING. and when people smoke it has OIL in it. 40,5000 Canadians are killed a year. including my grandma and now I am not with her anymore. I miss her so much I curse the people who brought it to Canada. The kids breath it when they are near the people who are smoking it. do you know what happens to the KIDS who breathe it they can get CANCER . It is such a pity for kids to get cancer and some people have cancer because of their genes because of their parents and their during their pregnancy....   [tags: Tobacco Nicotine Cigarettes] 2106 words
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Tobacco - THIS IS A PAPER REGARDING THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY (3 PAGES). The Killing Business. This paper is about the tobacco industry. Some would find that the label ‘killing business’ is very appropriate. Others would say that that name is misleading and inaccurate. Biased, I am not. So we will look at the issue in regards to the industry from both consumer and producer points of perspective with fairness and equality in reach. With an open mind now, let’s peer closer at the aftermath tobacco has left us standing in....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Tobacco - Tobacco Tobacco is the common name of the plant Nicotiana tabacum and to a limited extent Nicotiana rustica and the cured leaf that is used, usually after aging and processing in various ways for smoking, chewing, snuffing and the extraction of nicotine, the principal alkaloid of tobacco.(4) The species N. tabacum has never been found to grow in the wild.(1) The use of the word tobacco is generally accepted as referring to the products of the tabacum species and so it will be in what follows. Tobacco holds an unparalleled position among crop plants in the world such as: 1) It is one of the very few crops entering world trade entirely on a leaf basis....   [tags: Botany]
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Tobacco - So many people are putting their health in danger by this nasty life taking produce. Smoking it's like a deadly disease that you can either choose to have it or not. Choosing not to is the best way to go for you will have better health. Life is so short why make it even shorter. If we could teach people about how smoking can harm your body then we could save many people from being addicted. Not only is smoking bad for you it's also unattractive. Tobacco is highly addictive, and people who have smoked for many years show a higher death rate then non-smokers....   [tags: essays research papers] 410 words
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Tobacco - Tobacco Tobacco is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. Nicotine, which is an alkaloid derived from the tobacco plant, is a potent chemical that has powerful effects on the human body, especially when administered rapidly or at high doses. Prenatal exposure to nicotine is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes, including altered neural structure and functioning, cognitive deficits, and behavior problems in the offspring (9). At least 20% - 30% of pregnant women are estimated to smoke cigarettes, although smoking is associated with low birth weight, prematurity and infant mortality....   [tags: social issues] 1189 words
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A Rising Trend with Today's Youth in the Use of Smokeless Tobacco - A Rising Trend with Today's Youth in the Use of Smokeless Tobacco The consumption of tobacco is probably the most harmful thing you can do to your body and health. Most people that consume tobacco do so in the form of a cigarette, but lately there has been another form of tobacco that is cause for concern among younger age groups: smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco contains the same addictive nicotine found in a cigarette but it is chewed rather than smoked. The tobacco or plug sold in pouches is a long thick strand of tobacco....   [tags: Smokeless Tobacco Cancer Health Essays]
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Against Tobacco - Against Tobacco “How-To” suicide kits are readily available all across the country. They are inexpensive and easy to purchase at the young age of eighteen. Sounds ridiculous, right. Maybe. Maybe not. I am referring to tobacco products. They are among some of the top selling products in our country, and a large contributor to our cancer epidemic....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Smoking] 1535 words
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Tobacco at Fault - Over the last few years tobacco companies have been feeling the heat from multiple sources, complaining that their companies hold the sole source of many illnesses and deaths. These unfair accusations are completely biased and unfounded. Only 18% of all deaths in the United States seemed caused by tobacco related incidents. (Hawkins, Arthur. Smoking Deaths Worldwide. September 15, 2011 <http://www.inforesearchlab.com/smokingdeaths.chtml>.) However untimely those deaths were, they had been met with the knowledge that tobacco may have harmful side effects....   [tags: Health ]
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Tobacco Advertising - Tobacco Advertising Tobacco is one of the most popular products in today’s market, but in order to be universally known, it needs to be advertised either by magazines and newspapers or by posters but not by television as “ due to mounting clue of health dangers television commercials for smoking were banned beginning in 1971” (The Columbia Encyclopedia, 2). Tobacco advertising is much popular these days and we can support that it is the ¨ food ¨ of tobacco industries in order to keep them alive....   [tags: Smoking, Marketing, Cigarettes] 1730 words
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Tobacco Advertising - ... Lorillard and Company in the New York daily paper in 1789. The first real brand name to become known on a bigger scale in the USA was "Bull Durham" which emerged in 1868, with the advertising placing the emphasis on how easy it was "to roll your own". The Lorillard Company brought on a 2001 Supreme Court case when a ban on tobacco ads and sales of tobacco within 1,000 feet of schools and playgrounds was implemented. Lorillard argued that this was an infringement on their First Amendment rights, and that the regulation was more extensive than necessary....   [tags: Dangerous Products, False Ads] 1046 words
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Tobacco Cessation - ... Ong and coauthors looked at whether smokers with ADM disorders were perhaps less likely to be counseled to stop smoking by their physicians. Their study showed that PCPs were equally likely to counsel smokers with ADM disorders and those without to quit smoking (Ong et al, 2011). Without counseling, smokers without ADMs were more likely to quit smoking (Ong et al, 2011). The same was true of smokers who received counseling. Among smokers who received cessation counseling from their PCPs, smokers with ADM disorders who received cessation counseling were less likely to quit smoking than smokers without ADM disorders (31.3% vs....   [tags: smoking, public health, mortality, disease, care]
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Tobacco Advertisements - Tobacco advertisements have been a sensitive subject in America especially among parents who do not want their children to become smokers. I know from personal experience that tobacco is extremely toxic and can do major bodily harm. My grandfather was a chain smoker for over twenty years. He started smoking in his late teens and he died from lung problems that were caused by his addiction to cigarette smoking. My father is also a chain smoker and he started smoking when he was sixteen. He is starting to experience the same problems that my grandfather had due to his chain smoking....   [tags: Marketing, Legal Issues, Smoking] 1726 words
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Tobacco Smoking - ... These diseases and negatives that arise from smoking will continue to grow in our society until the cigarettes are permanently banned in the United States. The diseases that arise from smoking are causing thousands of people die throughout the United States and a ban needs to be imposed to prevent these deaths from occurring. The statistics that represent the number of people who have died from smoking in the U.S are astonishing. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 70.3 million American as young as 12 years old or older reported current use of tobacco....   [tags: Private Expenditures, Financial Burden]
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Smokeless Tobacco - Smokeless Tobacco General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will know about smokeless tobacco and the risks involved with using smokeless tobacco products. Central Idea: Smokeless tobacco poses many threats to the health of its users. Introduction: Using smokeless tobacco is nothing to smile about. It's a habit that can ruin your health and your life. It's as addictive as cigarettes and twice as dangerous. And there's a very good chance you will get cancer....   [tags: essays research papers] 445 words
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Tobacco Advertising - Introduction To say that tobacco advertising stimulates tobacco sales may seem a simple and moderate statement. In reality, tobacco control activists often meet serious opposition in defending this fact. Achieving the restriction or banning of tobacco advertising is one of the fiercest battles to face. Tobacco lobbyists usually assert that advertising does not increase the overall quantity of tobacco sold. Rather, the tobacco industry maintains that advertising merely enhances the market share of a particular brand, without recruiting new smokers....   [tags: essays research papers] 1922 words
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Tobacco Regulation - Tobacco Regulation The U.S. government regulates the sale and distribution of tobacco products in many ways. Some examples of the way the government regulates are setting an age limit and taxing tobacco products. In the economic world, the tobacco wars are a serious issue. The sale of tobacco as we know is very inelastic. The government puts heavy taxes on tobacco products to cut down on the sale of them. They know that the people will buy cigarettes no matter how much they cost. Elasticity has a lot to do with the taxation of cigarettes....   [tags: Papers] 486 words
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The War On Tobacco - The War on Tobacco Each day, millions of Americans of all ages light up a cigarette distributed by the tobacco companies. Smoking is a habit that, in the long run, causes cancer and other diseases associated with the lungs. Now, this deadly cancer causing drug is one of the leading causes of death in America today. Some may argue that it is a person¹s choice to smoke and that the tobacco companies are innocent because of this. In actuality, the tobacco companies are to blame for toying with the lives of millions of Americans....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Effects of Tobacco - The Effects of Tobacco The smoking of tobacco became prevalent early in this century. The production of flue-cured tobacco, the development of cigarette rolling machines, and a public health concern over tuberculosis germs being spread through the cuspidors associated with snuff and chewing tobacco, all contributed to an increase in cigarette smoking. As smoking became more common, health problems emerged which seemed to be related to smoking. In the 1950’s, sir Richard Doll, a British researcher, studied the smoking habits of more than 34,000 physicians and found a strong correlation between smoking and disease....   [tags: Papers] 876 words
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Baseball and tobacco - Maybe steroids aren’t the biggest problem. Steroids are a big issue now but even bigger should be chewing tobacco. With all of the hype on the use of steroids in the past month among the baseball community, I think that baseball should also look at another serious affect to its players, chewing tobacco. Chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco has been affiliated with baseball since the 1840s mainly in the amateur leagues. A custom to the winning team would celebrate by lighting up a cigar after the game....   [tags: essays research papers] 885 words
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Tobacco Stuff - The Tobacco Issue: The Tobacco Issue: Where the Responsibility Lies Political-Legal Issues: The legal and political issues surrounding the tobacco industry include whether or not tobacco companies should be held liable for tobacco-related deaths of smokers and those related to second-hand smoke, as well as whether or not elected officials should be accepting money from the tobacco industry in order to win elections. When deciding where the responsibility lies in the case of tobacco, the facts can be turned to favor either side on the issue....   [tags: essays research papers fc] 7645 words
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Banning Tobacco - Tobacco Tobacco has been around for many years, and it should be stopped, but can the economy handle it. The tobacco is reaching young children, and not to mention the nonsmokers as well. The medical effects alone should convince people to stop smoking. Even if the people wanted to quit, it's hard because they are already addicted. If the health doesn't stop people from smoking the cost should because this year the tax on tobacco has gone up dramatically....   [tags: Smoking Cigarettes Cigarette Smoker Smoke]
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Tobacco Litigation - THE BATTLE OF MINNESOTA Document Discovery In The 1997 Minnesota Tobacco Litigation . I. INTRODUCTION Although any legal observer would tell you the prospect long loomed on the horizon, on July 14, 2000, when a Florida jury handed down a judgment of $144.8 billion dollars against the seven major tobacco companies , the mental shock of hearing such a figure was still staggering. It remains unclear as of this writing exactly how much of this massive verdict will ever be collected by the plaintiffs - a behemoth class of Florida smokers - injured by the products marketed, manufactured and sold by the defendants....   [tags: essays research papers] 8785 words
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Tobacco Advertising - Tobacco Advertising Although the Tobacco Industry recently paid enormous fines to the US Government and Individual states, they continue to promote smoking and influence young human beings world wide to use their products through multi dimensional advertising. For decades Americans were not told the truth about the dangers of smoking. The media stayed silent because it did not want to lose the hundreds of millions of dollars it made from cigarette advertising. The hopeful result of the tobacco lawsuits would be that the advertising target market would not be the young....   [tags: Papers] 609 words
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Tobacco Smoking - Tobacco smoking first started sometime in the 1400s. It was invented by natives in the Bahamas Islands. Instead of just pulling out a paper rolled cigarette, they had pipes. One end of the pipe was filled with burning tobacco leaves, while the other end of the pipe was where they inhaled the smoke. Many people all over the world today have been taken into this habit. Worldwide, there are approximately one billion smokers. This habit is extremely addicting because of a substance called nicotine found within each cigarette....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Example Essays] 648 words
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The Effects of Tobacco - After many years of research it has been proven that cigarette smoking is the major cause of death globally. According to Surgeon General Smoking represents the most extensibly documented cause of disease, ever investigated in the history of biomedical research. The relation between smoking and human disease cannot be directly tested. It is morally and ethically incorrect. Therefore, other research has been developed to establish a very high degree of scientific probability. The criteria used to research the health diseases of smoking are as follows: consistency of association, the information found is replicated under different circumstances, conditions, and settings....   [tags: essays research papers] 927 words
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Tobacco and the Brain - Tobacco and the Brain Recent surveys show that 25 % of all American adults smoke despite the fact that tobacco is the No.1 cause of death (430,000 annual) and disease in this country (1). The life of a 30-year older that smokes 15 cigarettes a day is shortened by an average of more than five years (2). Why do people smoke despite the fact that it shortens their life. Why has this practice of smoking tobacco been around for 1000 years. There must be something that the human body or mind gains in spite of the threat of an early death....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Tobacco Use Disorder - ... The substance is then pumped to the rest of the body by the heart. A typical cigarette contains approximately 8-9 mg of nicotine, of which 1-3 mg is taken in by the smoker. This implies that an ordinary pack-per-day smoker takes in 20-40 mg of nicotine per day. The nicotine is normally eliminated in the liver via metabolism, and only less than 5% of the substance is excreted unchanged (Jack et al, 2000). Symptoms and Onset Tobacco products contain a chemical substance known as nicotine. When transported to the brain, the chemical arouses pleasurable sensations....   [tags: Social Welfare, Nicotine Withdrawals]
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The Positive Effects of Tobacco - ... Therefore producing cigarette ads that are targeted toward minorities, women, and especially youth needing new clients’ to make up for the lost sales due to the deaths associated with tobacco. In a survey discussed in the American Heart Association about 4,000 new people under the age of 18 will try a cigarette for the first time every day (Tobacco Industry’s Targeting of Youth, Minorities, and Women). Tobacco companies need of new customers daily have put up an immense amount of advertisements located near retail stores, schools, and playgrounds (Tobacco Advertising and Youth)....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]
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Cigarette Bootlegging - Cigarette Bootlegging is one of the most common but seemingly underlining crimes in the United States. Growing up in a younger generation, the smoking of cigarettes in general is a very common and socially acceptable act. According to research, Cigarette Bootlegging is considered a tax administration problem which originally developed back in 1965. (“Cigarette Bootlegging: A State AND Federal Responsibly.”) Since cigarettes are such a widely used, but dangerous addicting tobacco product, the government has found that raising taxes on cigarettes increase the government’s profit....   [tags: Tobacco]
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Tobacco and Alcohol Advertising - ... Going along with the health issue, “the government could ban the advertising of any product it dislikes — high-fat or high-sodium foods, large- engine cars, or any of a host of potentially 'harmful' products” (Denniston). After all the in favor side views this issue as a domino effect, after tobacco and alcohol are banned. What will be next. The opposing side to the advertising of tobacco and alcohol, would state that these adds and even television shows, make using these products seductive....   [tags: Television, Ads, Advertising]
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Smoking: Outlaw Tobacco Entirely - Smoking: Outlaw Tobacco Entirely Smoking in America can be traced for thousands of years. Ancient pictures depict Native Americans smoking pipes. Christopher Columbus discovered tobacco during his travels to Cuba in 1493 and took it Europe. The tobacco plant itself was first grown and used in 6000 BC in America. Tobacco comes from the harvested leaves of the Nicotiana plant. Tobacco contains nicotine along with other substances that are found in cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products such as snuff, and cigars....   [tags: Health ]
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The Effects of Smoking Tobacco - Although it remains a large portion of the U.S’ economy, tobacco smoking can lead to a variety of diseases and disorders that affect the user. The effects of smoking tobacco not only affect the user but surrounding people as well: permanently destroying their lungs and children, increasing the chances of diseases and of cancer. Diseases caused by the effects of smoking or second hand smoke may lead to emphysema. To start, even after only a few years of smoking, one’s lungs could be affected for the rest of his/her life....   [tags: Drugs, informative, expository]
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Tobacco: Breaking the Addiction - ... That is about 1 in 5 deaths (“Smoking and Tobacco Use,” 2014). Smoking is also responsible for increased risk of diseases and medical problems such as: coronary heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, damaged blood vessels, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, stillbirth, reduced fertility, reduced bone health, reduced tooth and gum health, increased risk of diabetes, and cancer in almost every part of your body (“Smoking and Tobacco Use,” 2014). Even in the face of all that risk people still choose to smoke....   [tags: psychological or physical dependency, anxiety]
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke - Results of several researches have proven that concentrations of tobacco smoke in outdoor areas possess the risk to individuals, kids and the environment. Even cigarette butts are equally hazardous for environment and many creatures, especially in sea. Cigarette filters are the single most picked up thing in international beach cleaning every annum. Smoking ban can benefit in several ways – from saving of lives, the prevention of disability, to a dramatic decline in health care costs – majority of which are carried by nonsmokers who otherwise are impelled to pay exaggerated health insurance premiums and higher taxes....   [tags: Smoking] 1095 words
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The Risks of Tobacco Use - Most people who smoke do not realize that when one inhales tobacco smoke that they are literally poisoning their body. People do not think about the fact that tobacco is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Parents who smoke do not realize the impact that smoking has their child. Most children want to grow up to be just like their mother or father and if that mother or father smokes then there is a higher chance that the child will be a smoker in the future. Many teens start smoking tobacco because of the attention that they get from others....   [tags: Health Risks of Smoking]
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Is Government Ban on Tobacco Wrong? - Introduction: Government passes law to the society to prevent the risk factor that is of significant harm to their health or life. Some of those activities that cause risk are drinking and driving, use of dangerous weapons. We notice that these activities pose a risk to others who are not engaged in these activities. But there are activities that pose a danger to the participant who engage in them. For example, drinking, smoking, rock climbing. Since all states follow freedom, the state cannot pass laws that forbid consenting adults from participating in such activities just because they cause harm to them....   [tags: Debate] 997 words
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Tobacco, Land & Inequity - Discovering that my bioregion is more limited in local options than I ever imagined has been a real eye opener for me. The research involved in this course is timely for me, since I have been living back in Connecticut for just 15 days. Between work, studies and other life events I have searched for local options to feed myself. What I have found is a limited number of expensive choices, lacking in both depth and availability. Meat is definitely out of reach for a graduate student. The challenges of eating locally in my bioregion are real, and I know these challenges cannot be met in isolation; overcoming them will require resourcefulness, support and hard work....   [tags: Food]
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The Use of Tobacco in Teens - Teenage smoking can be a result of the influence of other teens, or maybe the amount of peer pressure. This can cause a teen to want to smoke or even think about smoking (Alcid, Arthur, page 1). Statistics show that 794 student and 22.4 percent of teens claimed to be tobacco users. (Alcid, Arthur, page 1). Teens tend to be more abrasive when smoking, and seem to act different while smoking and once they have gotten into the habit of smoking make it a constant thing. In 2003, 21.9 percent of high school students currently smoke cigarettes (Alcid, Arthur, page 1)....   [tags: Health ]
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Tobacco's Harmful Effects, Health and Economic - Tobacco kills five million people yearly, which is much more then HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria combined, according to International Union Against Cancer. This addicting drug can in fact end up giving the user a death sentence. As the body grows older, the DNA atoms can be mutated by this seemingly harmless plant. This mutation of cells can eventually spread and the user will end up with a body full of cancer. These cancer sticks or cigarettes are not only harmful to your body but also hard on your wallet....   [tags: Addictive Drugs] 1328 words
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The Liability of Tobacco Makers - The Liability of Tobacco Makers Cigarettes have an affect on almost everyone, even if a person does not smoke. A man name Charles Green was affected by cigarettes, even though he never smoked a cigarette in his life. Green is 39 years old, and he used to be a very athletic person. That is, until he began working for a company full of smokers. Green worked behind a desk in an office building where everyone around him smoked. He was shoved in a little cubicle where smoke was thick in the air from his coworkers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Tobacco and Western Culture - Tobacco and Western Culture The use of tobacco dates back to the 17th century. The primary reason for its beginning was purely economic at first. It later became apparent to researchers over the decades that tobacco was more than just a commodity to be traded for economic gain. It was actually a drug, nicotine, which developed into physical dependency and had adverse side effects as people began to live longer. Further research at the social level, revealed its social impact on the western culture....   [tags: Papers] 435 words
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The Evils of Tobacco Companies - The Evils of Tobacco Companies In our contemporary society smoking has sort of lost the appeal it once had. Families and states are suing big tobacco for multimillion-dollar lawsuits. Their advertising and promotions have been taken away from them. The whole world of tobacco is being turned upside down. The Seven Dwarfs are doing what ever they can to keep the appeal that smoking once had. The tobacco industry is trying to slow the social erosion of tobaccos appeal by creating the national smokers alliance, trying to smearing the statistics that hurt the appeal of smoking, and by trying to silence Dr....   [tags: Papers] 552 words
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Marijuana Vs Tobacco - Marijuana Vs Tobacco Nowadays there is a big dilemma to whether legalize marijuana or not and whether marijuana is really a lot more dangerous than tobacco. There are big differences between the two of them, but there is, without any doubt, one that has a lot more negative effects on the human body and the human brain than the other....   [tags: Compare Contrast Smoking Weed Cigarettes]
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How To Make Tobacco Bongs - How To Make Tobacco Bongs A tobacco bong is another way for someone to smoke tobacco instead of just rolling a cigarette you can just stuff the tobacco in a bowl and smoke it. It is much quicker and easier to do than rolling it in papers. There are many types of tobacco bongs but I'm only going to explain how to make two different types because I dont have enough time to explain how to make all of them. That would take forever. The first type im going to explain how to make is a gravity bong....   [tags: essays research papers] 600 words
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Marketing of Tobacco Products - Marketing of Tobacco Products Marketing is a social and managerial process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating and exchanging products and values with others.(Kotler, Armstrong, Saunders, Wong page 5) One of the products that are exchanged through marketing is cigarettes. Tobacco is considered an inherently unethical product because is addictive, dangerous and causes environmental damage. Tobacco is also considered a pleasing product because its immediate satisfaction is high but sometimes has harmful effects in the long run....   [tags: Papers] 2281 words
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Ethics Of The Tobacco Industry - Ethics of the Tobacco Industry The tobacco industry is a very unethical industry, due to the long term effects of tobacco on humans. The industry also does not assess the ethical and social responsibility the best way that it should. There are many factors that make the industry unethical; some of the reasons are the way the cigarette companies around the world Advertise, the way governments and cigarette companies make a huge profit from the sales of cigarettes, and the labeling health risks....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1021 words
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The Negative Effects of Smoking Tobacco - The Negative Effects of Smoking Tobacco One may think they have benefits from smoking because they fit in the crowd. Of course, that's not true. Someone may tell you that if you smoke you'll be cool and everyone will like you. Then the crowd that smokes will like you but others may not. Your family may think you are uncool since you smoke. Other friends that you had may start not liking you since they won't want to be around you when you smoke. You might start to rather smoke then be with your friends....   [tags: Papers] 1048 words
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Tobacco Use and Lung Cancer - Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer among both men and women. There are two different types of lung cancer: nonsmall cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. There are also many different things that can cause lung cancer, but the number one cause for lung cancer is tobacco use. What is lung cancer. This is a question that a lot of people are still asking. Lung cancer is definitely something to want to be educated about so that it can be recognizable. There are healthy cells that grow and divide throughout the body to keep it functioning properly, but sometimes this growth gets out of control when the cells continue to produce even though cells aren’t needed....   [tags: essays research papers] 2600 words
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Tobacco and Its Effects on the Heart - Tobacco and Its Effects on the Heart Definition A heart attack is when an area of heart muscle dies or is damaged because of an inadequate supply of oxygen to that area. Heart disease ============= Definition A disorder that affects the heart muscle or the blood vessels of the heart. A vascular disorder is a blood vessel problem, such as poor circulation caused by blockage (see peripheral vascular disease). 2.Describe Explain Risk Factors =============================== Causes, incidence, and risk factors Heart attacks are often caused by a clot that blocks one of the coronary arteries (the blood vessels that bring blood and oxygen to heart muscle)....   [tags: Papers] 1684 words
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Use of Tobacco Products and How They Affect the Human Body - ... The chemical nicotine in tobacco products is the primary cause of the strong addiction to the products. Smoking cigarettes are the most common way people use tobacco products, which make up the majority of the tobacco industry. “Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Smoking causes many diseases and reduces the health of smokers in general. The adverse health effects from cigarette smoking account for more than 440,000 deaths, or nearly one of every five deaths, each year in the United States.” (Disease Control and Prevention, 2013) Smoking cigarettes are detrimental to a person’s health....   [tags: Addictive Substances, Cigarettes, Health]
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“Cigarettes” A Death Product of Tobacco Industry should be Banned - “Cigarettes” A Death Product of Tobacco Industry should be Banned In the present age smoking cigarettes has emerged out as a fashion, especially in our teenagers. Quiet often, a boy or a girl can be seen puffing around on streets proudly. Their parents try their best to refrain them, yet all in vain. They are unaware of the possibility that most will find it very hard to give up this addiction. Alike the young, adults smoke far too often for a reasonable human being, indifferent to the consequences and the risks concerned with their senseless acts....   [tags: Health ] 1550 words
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The Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Among Children with Asthma - ... Furthermore, it talks that residencies are not the only place where children can be exposed to ETS. Among other place where there is a relevant high level of exposure includes: restaurants, automobiles, schools, public recreational places (Cheraghi and Salvi, 2009). Furthermore, in another study conducted by Kovess et al. (2013) they found that most Western European parents tended to smoke near children; secondly, their studied demonstrated that if the parent had certain level of education such as college, they will not smoke closed by their child....   [tags: Health, Respiratory Desease]
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The Major Public Health Concern of Tobacco - The Major Public Health Concern of Tobacco Now, more than ever, more and more people are beginning to look at tobacco use as a major public health concern. It is nineteen ninety nine, and the number of smokers is rising while the average age of smoking initiation decreases. There are those that believe using tobacco of any type should be illegal, or at least restricted. Others believe it is up to the person to choose whether to use tobacco products or not, however most of these people believe tobacco companies should warn their customers of their products harmful affects....   [tags: Public Health Care Essays] 1386 words
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The Tobacco Industry: Profiting From Death -             The tobacco industry in America is one that every person is affected by. In the past year over 3,000 people died from second-hand smoke related deaths (Above the Influence.com).  Even non-smokers are heavily affected by this moneymaking industry. The real question though, is how is a product that kills justified in the market. This product is not only addictive, but also highly threatening to the lives of its users. The majority of users do not realize it, but in reality they are paying for their own funeral....   [tags: Marketing Death 2014]
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The Importance of The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - The Importance of The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms is one of the most important Federal Agencies we have. It is dedicated to reducing violent crime, collecting revenue and protecting the public. The ATF, for short, has many different programs for alcohol, firearms, arson and explosives, and tobacco. The ATF has a long background starting in 1789. It serves a huge function to keeping illegal alcohol and guns off the streets....   [tags: Papers] 655 words
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Tobacco and the College-Bound in the New Millennium - Tobacco and the College-Bound in the New Millennium Today’s high school and college age Americans will have to deal with the actions and attitudes of those involved in the current debate over tobacco use in America. As today’s and tomorrow’s smokers and non-smokers, we need to understand that aspects of our future are being decided now. What is at risk. Primarily at risk are two things: first, our health and welfare and that of our friends and loved ones, and second, individual liberty....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Tobacco: Deadly, Addictive, and Environmentally Hazardous - Tobacco: Deadly, Addictive, and Environmentally Hazardous "It has been conservatively estimated that regular smokers of cigarettes sacrifice 7 years of life. If one divides the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime on average into this 7 year loss, it turns out to be 5 ½ minutes for each cigarette." (Petty 1). This fact should sound astounding to anyone. Tobacco use has a huge effect on society. Tobacco is a known killer and there needs to be something done about this issue....   [tags: Papers] 1180 words
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Health Problems Linked to Smoking Tobacco - Health Problems Linked to Smoking Tobacco It is a universally accepted fact that smoking cigarettes or tobacco is detrimental to your health. There is an endless list of health problems that are directly caused or affected by smoking, including lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, and emphysema. Short-term effects of smoking include a significant increase in heart rate and a drop in skin temperature. Respiration rate is also increased. In novice smokers, diarrhea and vomiting may occur. Although the central nervous system is, in fact, stimulated by smoking, smokers usually feel it relaxes them....   [tags: Papers] 798 words
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