Banning Cigarettes : Symbolic Inhalation Of Death Essay

1294 Words Jul 15th, 2015 6 Pages
Deisy Dones
Mrs. Nellon
Am. Lit. Per.1
13 July, 2015
Banning Cigarettes
Cigarettes the symbolic inhalation of death that fills our bodies with the relief of self-imposed stresses of life; to make easier a journey by bringing a certain end closer with each breath; but do we even care? Do we even care about our well-being? Do we even care about the environment?
Do we really want our children smoking cigarettes? Don’t you want to live long enough to see your grandchildren grow up? Seeing them take their first steps, Saying their first words, having the experience of having those warm embracing hugs with them? Being able to be by their side when they feel like they’re alone in the world, well it seems like the majority of the world doesn’t, I agree with banning cigarettes because, of the dangers it brings to non-smokers, the disease increase, and death increase. With every cigarette we choose to light up, inhale we decide to trade a piece of our lives for a couple minutes of delight, on average 11 to 12 years of our life is taken from us.
Each day more than 3,900 people under 18 smoke their smoke cigarette, and approximately 2,100 youth and young adults become daily smokers about 30% of teen smokers will continue smoking and die early from a smoking-related disease. Teen smokers are more likely to have panic attacks, anxiety disorders and depression ("Tobacco." Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs. Sandra M. Alters. 2009 ed. Detroit: Gale,
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