Tobacco And Its Effects On The World Essay

1434 Words Dec 12th, 2015 null Page
Everyone has some type bad habit, but some are worse than others. Tobacco just happens to be one of the worse habits someone can get into. Using tobacco products is one of the most harmful things you can do to yourself. There are many forms of tobacco, each just as harmful as the next. For example, cigarettes are one of the most popular forms of tobacco. They are cut tobacco rolled in paper. Cigars are larger than cigarettes and contain more nicotine. Smokeless tobacco comes in two forms, chewing tobacco and snuff. Chewing tobacco is not ground up, unlike snuff. Some people also use pipes to smoke tobacco. They do so by simply placing the tobacco in the pipe. Millions of people in the world use some type of tobacco and there needs to be a stop put to it. For example, “There are 1.1 billion tobacco users in the world,” (Newark). Billions of people have killed themselves and others by using tobacco, and billions of more people will die if this awful substance does not become illegal. Tobacco is extremely addictive. The main addictive drug in tobacco is nicotine. Nicotine heightens the user’s adrenaline when using both cigarettes and smokeless tobacco (Tyler). All forms of tobacco are extremely addictive, and the addiction grows stronger the more one uses it (Tyler). “In fact, nicotine chemically changes the brain in a similar way to heroin and cocaine, so it’s no wonder so many tobacco users have a hard time quitting,” (“Effects of Nicotine”). With this quote in mind,…

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