A Smoke Free World Idea Essay

1379 Words Dec 13th, 2016 6 Pages
A Smoke Free World Idea

Smoking can be a difficult habit to break because it is an addiction. Just like any addiction to street drugs, prescription medication and alcohol it requires a withdrawal period in order for your body to detoxify from all the harmful toxins left behind. Your body has just been subjected to deadly poisoning and mistreatment. Whether that was by your own choice is completely up to you but there are those that are needlessly placed in harms way by simply being exposed to the smoke. This exposure is known as second- hand smoke and the effects are truly damaging. There is no risk-free level of exposure; even brief exposure can be harmful and lead to death. In June 2016 the World Health Organization reported that tobacco kills around 6 million people each year. More than 5 million of those deaths were the result of direct tobacco use while more than 600 000 were the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. The world is starting to realize the harm of smoking and they are cracking down on smoking in public places. That mostly only helps the ones who don 't smoke because smokers will find loop holes to get their fix. My own father would smoke inside the house and I always hated the smell of it and the way it made him smell. Worst of all it made me sick, nauseous and made my head hurt so bad. I felt as if his love for cigarettes outweighed his love for us. No matter how much we would tell him it would make us sick he…

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