Smoking Is Bad For Human Health Essay

1292 Words Jun 20th, 2015 6 Pages
Smoking is bad for human health and virtually everyone knows about this fact, but the most smokers are not even bothered about this. Smoking is a habit by choice; no one is being forced to smoke. The entire communities and public has been educated on the hazardous risk of smoking to the health, so everyone who chooses to smoke is well informed and educated on the possible outcome of their habit. People still get addicted to cigarettes in spite of them knowing the effects of smoking, and the tobacco companies are not to be held responsible for this addiction. There marketing is just a suggestion and not a forceful act, the person who had to make a conscious decision to purchase a cigarette and use it constantly despite knowing the effect should take responsibility for their actions. Blaming the tobacco companies is just a way that the society is just passing the blame on. In other words, tobacco companies should not be held liable for smoking related illnesses and deaths.
More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking. “Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide. Smoking-related diseases claim over 393,000 American lives each year” (American Lung Association). Smoking related diseases and death are diseases and deaths caused by smoking cigarettes. Diseases like human cancer which eventually leads to death. Also, the nicotine in tobacco may increase the risk for sudden death from a condition where the…

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