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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 - The tobacco of the south has shaped the United States in history and today. The tobacco plant was discovered by Christopher Columbus, and he then brought it back to England when he returned from his voyage. England began to be addicted to tobacco. Its residents spent more than 200,000 euros on the crop a year in the 1600’s (“History 1492-1762”). Since the discovery of the tobacco plant, it has been well sought after and a large cash crop. Big tobacco companies attempt to hide the real effects of smoking their products, and aim their campaigns toward teenagers....   [tags: drugs, tobacco]
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Tobacco Should Be Illegal - “The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones” (Somerset Maugham). Almost everyone has good and bad habits but the bad ones can lead to addictions. When it comes to tobacco addiction, it is a habit that leads to different diseases and causes death. Tobacco should be illegal. The American Lung Association states “There are approximately 600 ingredients in cigarettes” (What's in a Cigarette. American Lung Association). Also when burned, cigarette smoke creates chemicals that affect our planet....   [tags: tobacco cigarettes, addiction, habits]
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Tobacco: Can The Problem Be Solved? - Ever since the 1960s, when cigarettes were deemed unhealthy, there has been constant effort to educate people on the tragic effects of smoking. It seems that one cannot go a day without hearing about how cigarettes are harmful. Some people are even victims of secondhand smoke on a daily basis. To some, the constant reminder that cigarettes are bad is a nuisance. To others, it can be a helpful way to prevent them from smoking. However, commercials and warning labels are not enough to protect people from the danger....   [tags: tobacco, cigarettes, smoking, vapor pens]
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Effects of Chewing Tobacco on Oral Health - Many people have oral health issues. However, tobacco use has exacerbated the problems already present in many patients. Several studies have been done on this issue. The effects of tobacco use in the oral cavity and how chewing tobacco is detrimental to a patient’s overall health will be discussed in this paper. An age group that is more susceptible to the effects of tobacco, according to a study on oral health care, is sixty-five and older. This is due to the layers of mucosa thinning as the person ages....   [tags: Chewing Tobacco Essays]
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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 Philippines Needs Tobacco Control Programs - 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). Among the people alive today, it shows that about 500 million will eventually be killed by tobacco (Peto & et al, 1994)....   [tags: Tobacco, Passive Smoking] 2244 words
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Tobacco Advertising - Young children and teens are the easiest target for Tobacco Companies. Tobacco Companies have found ways to dodge the restrictions and regulations that the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have put into action. Though Tobacco Companies claim their forms of advertising does not influence children and teenagers, their advertising techniques and icons clearly have a huge effect on young audiences. Some people may wonder why there are restrictions on tobacco advertising, and others will give facts to argue reasons why....   [tags: young children, tobacco companies]
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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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Tobacco Advertising is Illegal, but Alcohol Advertising is not. Is this hypocritical? - Advertisements are the major component of a company’s marketing strategy, and are implemented in order to inform and persuade consumers regarding a certain product, service or institution. The average consumer is surrounded by hundreds of advertisements each and every day. Advertisements are displayed through various means to a large audience, found through the Internet, billboards, or even when listening to the radio. Advertisers use a combination of marketing techniques to draw the attention of the consumer, however, some of the techniques used are either illegal, unethical, or both....   [tags: Marketing Strategy, Tobacco, Alcohol]
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Importance of Operations Function in Japan Tobacco International Inc. - Japan Tobacco International Inc. (JTI), being a member of Japan Tobacco Inc. and world's third largest international tobacco company, operates 95 offices, 25 factories, 6 R&D centers and 5 tobacco processing facilities in more than 120 countries. All sites are linked by complex and highly efficient networks supported and directed in a 24/7 mode. More than 10’000 out of total 27’000 company’s employees are engaged in Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain (GSC). JTI’s operations include sourcing materials, managing product making and packing, directing international distribution, as well as systems and processes support....   [tags: Japan Tobacco International Inc.]
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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 Sc...   [tags: Social Issues, Legal Issues, Tobacco] 1303 words
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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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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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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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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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Teens 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. Smokeless tobacco is also available as moist snuff, which is a moist fine grain loose tobacco that is sold in cans....   [tags: Smokeless Tobacco Cancer Health 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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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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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 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 and Its Harmful Effects - The “Smoking” Killer Smoking has become a big health epidemic in today’s society. Smoking has grown to be a “norm” among all races, genders, and ages of Americans. Smoking is very harmful to the body because of the vast chemicals that are involved in the tobacco. Various life-threaten disease, such as Cancer come from smoking. The government has implemented a wide range of ways to stop people from smoking these senseless chemicals to live a smoke-free life. Literature Review Tobacco crops are the most important grown crops by American farmers....   [tags: Health, Epidemic, Society]
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Use of Tobacco Products at the University - Every year around half million people die from smoking tobacco or exposure to secondhand smoke (CDC). Tobacco use is an epidemic that cannot be stopped right away; however, many countries in the world are aware of this problem and have created new regulations that will prevent and reduce the number of smokers, hopefully in time. New polices have been implemented in schools, universities, indoor and outdoor places. Now, smoke-free or tobacco- free laws are posted in almost all colleges around the United States....   [tags: Smoking Essays]
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The Positive Effects of Tobacco - Everyday occurrences in our life become normal we don’t take a second glance. We are surrounded by smoking day to day everywhere we go even if we don’t smoke it affects us. It has been in our society for generations. Families have grown up with family members that smoke or even smoking themselves. Smoking is a large part of our society spending billions while boosting the economy with sales and ads; in the midst of so much negativity surrounding smoking which is it good or bad. We hear the negatives all the time but upsides to smoking are never discussed....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]
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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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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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The Consumption of Tobacco Products - In the 1930’s cigarette smoking was looked upon as alluring. The well to do beautiful, who’s who, type of people flaunted their smoking habit. The first Surgeon General’s Report on smoking and health was released in 1964. In today’s society, smoking is not so attractive... It is strange to watch movies of years gone by when Hollywood stars would pose as smokers in a setting such as a hospital, restaurant, or airport. While the Marlboro man would ride horseback across the screen in commercials between movie segments....   [tags: cigarette smoking, habit]
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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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The Use of Tobacco by 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: Teenage Smoking]
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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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Tobacco Hazards and Prevention - For decades friends and coworkers gathered around smoke designated areas outside the workplace, schools, and restaurants. They all had something in common, but not all of it brought them closer together as the tobacco addiction did. Some people started smoking at an early age while others felt the need to do it just to fit in or because it seemed like a cool thing to do. Over the years they smoked or chewed tobacco which deteriorated their health due to hazardous chemicals contained in tobacco products....   [tags: smokers, cancer, young adults]
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Tobacco and Alcohol Advertising - Should tobacco and alcohol advertising be allowed on television. The ban on advertising tobacco is already in affect, however, alcohol is another harmful substance. Should liquor be allowed to be advertised, if tobacco can not advertise their product. The ban on advertising tobacco products on television and radio, was passed through legislation in 1970 by Richard Nixon. This argument like others out there has two sides, one side in favor these advertisements and the other against these advertisements....   [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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Tobacco: Breaking the Addiction - Problem I love meatloaf. I am not afraid to admit it; I love it. Many people disagree with my love of meatloaf, but I could have it every night for dinner. And maybe I will; maybe I will have meatloaf every night for months and maybe I will not grow tired of it. It remains delicious to me on every occasion. However on that 57th night perhaps I decide a pepperoni pizza is just too enticing and I cannot resist the temptation so I order a pizza rather than have my customary meatloaf. My pizza arrives and I devour it without a second thought....   [tags: psychological or physical dependency, anxiety]
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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 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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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 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 - According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), “advertising must be truthful and non-deceptive… advertisers must have evidence to back up their claims… and advertisements cannot be unfair.” Also the FTC says that an advertisement is unfair if “it causes or is likely to cause substantial consumer injury which a consumer could not reasonably avoid; and it is not outweighed by the benefit to consumers.” The website badvertising.com helps the naked eye read and see what should really be seen in advertisements by doctoring-up misleading ads to create a more accurate picture....   [tags: Dangerous Products, False Ads] 1046 words
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Tobacco Cessation - Introduction Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and worldwide (Centers for Disease Control, 2013, World Health Organization, 2008). Tobacco cessation counseling is a vital component of any public health strategy seeking to decrease mortality, disease and costs associated with smoking. To that end, the Healthy People 2020 Tobacco Use Objectives cover three main areas: reducing tobacco use, instituting health system changes, and creating social and environmental changes (U.S....   [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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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 Smoking - Smoking is an activity that has been around for many years for people to use and adapt into their lifestyle. It is a tool that many people use to help reduce the stresses of life and put them in a comfortable position that enables them to cope with the hectic lifestyle they are living. However, smoking has been scientifically proven to cause many types of cancer, the most common being lung cancer resulting in numerous deaths across the United States. According to WHO (World Health Organization), "Smoking is a greater cause of death and disability than any single disease"....   [tags: Private Expenditures, Financial Burden]
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Tobacco Use Disorder - Introduction Tobacco Use Disorder is a disorder that occurs when a person’s health or social welfare is harmed by the use of tobacco. In other words, the disorder is caused by becoming dependent on tobacco. Tobacco may be used in the form of cigarettes, cigars and pipes as well as smokeless tobacco products such as snuff and chewing tobacco. According to statistics, tobacco use is the top cause of preventable and avoidable diseases and deaths in the US (Kalman et al, 2009). Specifically, tobacco accounts for approximately 435,000 deaths per year and about $100 billion in direct and indirect medical costs....   [tags: Social Welfare, Nicotine Withdrawals]
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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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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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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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Use of Tobacco Products and How They Affect the Human Body - Tobacco products have been widely cultivated and utilized from as early as the mid sixteenth-century. Native Americans believed the plant to be an effective form of medicine. Many people adopted this belief, and there was thought to be very little to no harmful effects from the tobacco products.Throughout the years, modern medicine, science, and technology have been used to study the tobacco plant and more importantly, the deadly chemical nicotine which is used in almost every tobacco product that is distributed....   [tags: Addictive Substances, Cigarettes, Health]
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Smoking and Tobacco - Cigarettes and Addiction - Tobacco and Addiction One of the most serious and expensive problems in the U.S. is the addiction of tobacco smoking. People who are addicted to smoking tobacco are teenagers, young adults, and older adults. The number of people addicted to smoking tobacco has increased highly over the last 5 years. Social problems and media are major reasons for this increase. Smokers are every where with their foggy sphere of cigarette smoke. The large amount of cigarette butts that could be found in the streets, parks, play grounds, bus stops, and other places is one proof of the increased numbers of smokers....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]
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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 - 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 Companies Using Advertising Tactics That Target Teenagers - Tobacco companies should be prevented from using advertising tactics that target teenagers. There has always been controversy as to how tobacco companies should prevent using advertising tactics to target teenagers. As controversial as this is tobacco companies shouldn’t advertise teen smoking. Many teens may be lured to believe cigarette advertising because it has been part of the American Culture for years, magazine ads and the media target young people, and these companies receive a drastic increase financially; however, the advertising by these cigarette companies has disadvantages such as having to campaign against their own company, limiting their cigarette advertising and becoming a c...   [tags: new smokers, celebraties, athletes]
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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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How Does Tobacco Use Affect the Body? - The use of tobacco has been proven to be very dangerous to health. All though smoking is hazardous to our health, 90% of the populations are smokers. I am proud to say that I am not a smoker. However it is unfortunate that I have lost two great uncles to lung cancer because of tobacco use. According to my grandmother, my uncles started of smoking very young maybe around the age of ten. Cigarettes are illegal to use for anyone under eighteen. Many people smoke cigarettes to relax, but in fact nicotine increases heart rate and blood pressure....   [tags: health, smoking, cigarettes]
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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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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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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 - 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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The Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Among Children with Asthma - This paper will discuss the effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) or known as Second Hand Smoke (SHM) among children. In addition, it will focuses on the how ETS becomes a problem for Children in American household as well as in other well developed nations. It will describe the effects that has among children living in contaminated environment by Second Hand Smoke. One of the health effects can be Asthma, which is provoked by their parents who smoke in their vicinity. Furthermore, there will be a discussion where as a public health practitioner trying to improve the health of these children and to educate their parents to lessen their cigarette consumption near children....   [tags: Health, Respiratory Desease]
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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 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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Serious Consequences: Tobacco, Alcohol, Zero Gravity - Many casual claims about the affects of smoking on the human body have been made throughout the years since the discovery of potential health problems of smoking had been discovered. In a commercial, released in 2013, it displays multiple people smoking cigarettes with the affects having their children or themselves developing lung cancer or asthma (thetruth.com). The affects of smoking not only affect those that inhale the carcinogens but also affect those that may be around the toxins at the time as well....   [tags: Carcinogens, Cerebellum, Vertigo]
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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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The British Tobacco Industry - The British Tobacco Industry Tobacco industry is a widely castigated industry, which has periodically been subject to royal disapprovals, the whims of fashionable use, medicinal studies, smuggling, trade disputes, and bans. Nevertheless, British cigarette market is known to be the most profitable market in the world....   [tags: Papers] 881 words
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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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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 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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