The first reason that supports my claim of smoking cigarettes should be banned is that it is a “major cause to preventable and premature deaths”, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The evidence that supports this reason is that around 443,000 cigarette deaths happen each year in the US only. Yet, some may challenge this piece of evidence because those Mercado2 deaths are caused by the users’ choice to decide to smoke. Opponents claim that smoker have a right to smoke argue that people who are around smokers receive second hand smoke and sometimes get very sick. On one hand it is true that people can choose whether or not to smoke.
Almost three-quarters of teenagers, who smoke regularly, find it harder to quit than if you just start as an adult does. They also go through the same thing adults do. Most children become addicted before the age of fourteen. Kids under the ag... ... middle of paper ... ... respected when it comes to the issue of smoking in public places. Non-smokers should be able to expect a place to be able to be free of smoke and odor, which doesn't bother them.
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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.
According to US law adults have the right to smoke freely even though they should make cigarettes illegal because of the many deaths and problems they cause. Many people don’t know the real damage that tobacco product do to the human body. Imagine losing you voice box and having to get a hole cut into your esophagus for smoking too much. Or having to spend thousands of dollars on treatments for your lungs and mouth. Smoking not only affect you, but it also affects your children and future children.
The Negative Effects of Cigarette Smoking One puff equals one life of misery: Smoking at first can seem harmless, but ones’ choice to experiment with cigarettes can turn into a costly habit, that is addictive and eventually, deadly. According to Factslides, “ Smoking a cigarette causes damage in minutes not years”. Every cigarette is filled with harmful chemicals that will leave someone with health problems and cancer, wishing that they hadn’t started smoking in the first place. Smoking is a problem among most adults and sadly, teenagers. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, and it is a disgusting habit.
In recent years, smoking has started to take over the lives of many teenagers. The number of teenagers smoking has increased dramatically in the last several years. This is a major problem because smoking can lead to sickness and major diseases that can lead to death. Teens tend to participate in this while out of the presence of an adult figure. Although teens should not be smoking in the first place, an adult figure should be around to help insure that their children are doing the right things, even when they are behind closed doors with their peers.
Banning Cigarettes This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420,000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to come from cigarettes for years. Recently the Food and Drug Administration declared nicotine, the main chemical in cigarettes, addictive. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned about health dangers in cigarettes. Some researchers have also found out that smoking by pregnant women causes the deaths of over 5,000 babies and 115,000 miscarriages.
Tobacco is the legal drug, which kills many people around the globe. According to World Health Organization (WHO) around six million people die from smoking each year. The largest number of deaths is found in developing countries and between poor people. This was caused by intense advertising, which influences people to try associated with a low price and addictive substances of the tobacco. The global production of tobacco should be prohibited for several facets.