Negative Effects Of Tobacco

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Jamestown: a land of opportunity and fortune for a newly created society, dependent on the revenue generated from a miracle crop known as Tobacco. Highly addictive and easy to grow and sell amongst the market, Tobacco products spread the influence of the drug “nicotine” throughout society in a market still growing strong today. The industries involving nicotine are ever changing, and new forms of delivery are being implemented throughout a larger degree of ages in the United States as technology and innovation makes access to the drug easier than ever. “E-cigs”, or electronic cigarettes, are a fad sweeping the nation, both viewed as an alarmingly negative influence on society and as an innovation saving the health and lives of many individuals …show more content…
Cigarettes are pretty easily detectable by smell, and that pungent smell clings to objects and stains them with a distinguishable smoker-cologne. The tar and chemicals in cigarettes are not a part of the liquid vaporized by E-cigs as many sources claim, and in most cases people enjoy the smell of the vapor as compared to a cigarette. They don’t have the ominous odor “because instead of exhaling smoke, you’re exhaling a vapor that evaporates almost immediately” (Eversmoke, informational). On top of the topic of odor, a more serious case develops as cigarettes pose a threat to safety and cause fires. “Cigarettes are in fact the #1 cause of fire-related death in the United States and 7 other countries” as noted by ATF officials. Worldwide, fires started by lit cigarettes constitute ten percent of all fire-related deaths. In terms of health, the electronic cigarette has proven to be far better for the user than cigarettes, while still delivering the nicotine efficiently. There are countless studies by the ATF and federal government on cigarettes proving a higher risk of conditions such as “stroke, heart attack, lung cancer, throat cancer, pneumonia, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, and countless others” (Eversmoke, informational). The electronic cigarette isn’t necessarily considered to be good for the user, as it delivers an addictive substance. However, as compared to the traditional use of a cigarette, the concoction includes only three components in the compound inhaled as opposed to hundreds found in a cigarette. The liquid includes chemicals such as Glycerin, flavoring, and nicotine-- plain and simple. The bans and laws enacted to prohibit use of electronic cigarettes are increasing in number and spreading across the United States, with poor logic supporting all the weight of the

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