$97 billion for lost production and $96 billion for health costs. (Chew, Norma) This evidence proves that people are sending too much money on cigarettes and hospitals costs. Many smokers get Lung cancer or some kind of sickness. It causes cancers of the lung, esophag... ... middle of paper ... ...es will ban it Works Cited Chew, Norma. “Three Reasons Why Smoking Should be Banned.” Livestrong.com.
It can also cause heart disease and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). “Smoking is responsible for several diseases, such as cancer, long-term (chronic) respiratory diseases, and heart disease, as well as premature death. Over 440,000 people in the USA and 100,000 in the UK dies because of smoking each year.” (Nordqvist). In my opinion, that is too many people losing their life to something as awful as smoking. All of these deaths could be prev... ... middle of paper ... ...o they are just stuck suffering the consequences for the rest of their life.
Certain tobacco products contain toxins, carcinogens, and poisons that are all extremely harmful to the human body. 60 chemicals that are contained in a tobacco cigarette are cancer-causing agents (Wexner). It is these chemicals that make cigarettes as well as other tobacco products so addicting to their users. Over time the need for a cigarette increases and the harder it becomes to quit smoking. Some users turn to smoking alternatives in order to quit.
Even children in grade school know that smoking causes cancer. It seems that recently people have become more terrified of cancer, so much so that people are constantly searching out carcinogens to avoid and other methods of prevention. People tend to think that cancer is the worst consequence a bad habit can have because it can lead to death. Some people do not understand that while tobacco products do cause many different types of cancer there are still other serious consequences that are not well known. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention’s website, smoking tobacco is the “leading preventable cause of death in the United States” (Health…Cigarette).
Smoking legislation has segregated these individuals to better assist with the health effects but there are still places in the United States that allow smoking indoors in public establishments. We all know that smoking or using smokeless tobacco is bad for your health, yet people across the world continue to do this unhealthy and expensive habit. I understand that it is a person’s right to smoke or use smokeless tobacco, but no one really has the right to say anything unless it directly effects them. Smoking can effect individuals in different ways. The objective is to better educate people on the ramifications of smoking by discussing the health issues related to this subject and how it effects a smoker financially.
Nicotine is described as and extremely addictive drug found in plants such as tobacco. According to Matt Cunningham, people smoke for many reasons. Some being genetic predisposition and to relieve stress in hard times. Over 400,000 people in the U.S alone die of smoking, and smoke emitted from the cigarette, also known as second-hand smoke, is known to cause cancer. Why is it a problem "Secondhand Smoke."
The health effects of smoking cigarettes are so severe that there is no reason why they should be legal in public places. Smoking is very harmful to the health of the smoker in more ways than one would think. Smoking affects almost every organ in the entire body and can cause cancer in most of them. Smoking can also cause several other terrible diseases such as Cardiovascular Disease and Respiratory Disease. Smoking also causes many different forms of cancer.