The most common method of smoking today is through cigarettes. Cigarettes remain primarily industrially manufactured, but they can be hand-rolled from loose tobacco and paper. Today we are more aware on how bad smoking is for our well-being. Smoking causes health problems, negative effects on physical appearance, and reduces athletic performance. Smoking should be banned because it has been revealed to be harmful to the human body.
Smokers light a cigarette because they need to smoke, not because they want it, because nicotine is physically addictive. Therefore, some smokers think that the public smoking ban is oppressiveness. They see the ban as a treatment to smokers as second-class citizens. Smokers agree that the smoking ban benefits the world, but cannot support the ban, because effects of nicotine obstruct them.
And for those of you who want to have a healthy family, from now on stop smoking. Why? Because by quitting smoking will protect the family from the dangers of cigarette smoke. In addition, the benefits of quitting smoking not only affect health, but save expenses. Again reiterate, stop smoking is not an easy thing, especially for you who have been smoking for years or become addicts.
Nationally, tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable and early death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the life expectancy for a smoker is reduced by almost a decade when compared to a nonsmoker, with smoking contributing to 1 out of every 5 deaths in the United States each year (CDC, February 6,2014). The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimated in 2012 that approximately 20% of the American population uses tobacco or a tobacco related substance, resulting in over 65 million regular tobacco users (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), September, 2013). Tobacco products include, cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, hookahs, pipes, snus and electronic cigarettes. There is minimal use of foreign products such as Bidis and Kreteks.
Advertising i... ... middle of paper ... ...cohol is not hypocritical. Yes there is drunk driving, alcoholism and liver cancer but comparing the immediate health affects of cigarettes to alcohol, the dangers of tobacco use is much higher. I understand the consumer point of view and if I was an uneducated smoker I would want to continue smoking. If there is more global awareness about the risks of cancer and and other diseases that could be preventable from not smoking than more people would continue to quit. Tobacco companies could start making profit off of nicotene gum and more products that will help people quit to stay out of bankrupcy while helping the population quit cigarettes.
As of right now, Americans are polluting each other through the effect of smoking. The transparent fume inhaled by others unexpectedly is called passive smoking or second hand smoking. Nonsmokers are being greatly affected from the harmful effects of passive smoking. Hence, smokers should smoke in areas where they won’t affect anyone. Passive smoking is inhaled through both sidestream and mainstream smoking.
The illusion of control over health by light cigarettes is not convincing. Because it contributes towards underestimating effects and risks associated with smoking. Smokers are likely to initiate smoking with the idea of light cigarettes vulnerability to smoking related diseases. Light cigarettes mislead people and instead of helping to reduce number of smokers, it increases the percentage. It also has same health risks as regular cigarettes like lung cancer.
During this process, a nicotine byproduct called cotinine is created. Exposure to nicotine and secondhand smoke can be measured by testing saliva, urine, or blood for the presence of cotinine.” According to "Surgeon General Adds To List of Smoking's Harms." “About 20.8 million people in the U.S. have died from smoking-related diseases since then, a toll the report puts at 10 times the number of Americans who have died in all of the nation's wars combined. M... ... middle of paper ... ... “Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. It causes serious illness among an estimated 8.6 million persons, it costs $167 billion in annual health-related losses, and it kills approximately 438 000 people each year.
You may get more grouchy and violent behavior and need a cigarette to relax, but instead it is doing more damage. Researchers have found ways to control addictions and some have succeeded. People at a younger age start to get addicted by the nicotine in the cigarette and this is where the problem starts (Schoebel 125). The hazards of smoking lead to many fatal diseases and should persuade people to quit their habit. First, a major reason why people should quit smoking is that many people are dying of cancer.
That could cause heart disease. Smoking is very hard on the heart also. There is a chemical in tobacco smoke that can narrow the veins in the heart, increasing the chance of a heart attack (Libal 28). Smokers do not realize that many parts of the body work together like the lungs, heart, and blood vessels. When smokers smoke, the body inhales the nicotine and carbon monoxide.