Smoking Kills

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Smoking Kills "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body" (1 Corinthians 6:19-20) 'I went for a routine chest x-ray and the doctors found cancer in my lung, they said it was malignant and they have taken the lung away. This is all due to smoking, that little white stick that you put in your mouth. At 35 you're thinking I shouldn't be going through this!' 26 weeks after John told us about his smoking addiction he died. Make your decision. John had been effectively smoking since he was a baby, his mother smoked during his upbringing which caused John to become a smoker before he had smoked his first cigarette. He smoked his first cigarette when he was 9; he stole it out of his mother's purse. Is smoking really worth losing over half your life? Smoking causes many medical problems: loss of breath, more vulnerable to disease and an increase in phlegm are just three of the many direct problems caused by smoking. There are many deadly diseases contained within those 'little white sticks' that smokers are perfectly happy to uptake in to their body. These deadly diseases include: emphysema, chronic bronchitis and heart disease, all are dangerous to the human body; you might as well be sucking on a lollypop of arsenic. On top of these deadly diseases forms of cancer can dwell in your body: cancer of the mouth, throat, oesophagus and lungs are the main culprits of a smoker's death. 50% of teenagers who continue to smoke beyond their early 20s will die from smoking related diseases; do you want to gamble on your life when these are the odds? Over recent years evidence has emerged proving that it is not just the smoker that is in danger of contracting the deadly chemicals contained within a cigarette, the people around whilst a person is smoking are

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