Tobacco Products Do More Harm Case Study

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All tobacco products do more harm than good. Nowadays there are many people, of all ages use the vast amount of tobacco products. There are many different ways to use tobacco; chew, dip, snuff, cigarette and cigar smoking, and pipe smoking. Chew is in the form of a plug, usually flavored, for chewing instead of smoking. Dipping tobacco or referred to as moist snuff is finely ground or shredded smokeless tobacco that you put between the lip and the gum. Snuff is pulverized tobacco that is to be inhaled through the nostrils, chewed, or placed against the gums. Cigarette is the most common way to smoke tobacco, with chopped up tobacco leaves stuffed in a paper tube to be lit and smoked. Cigars on the other hand are tightly rolled bundle of dried …show more content…
There is a lesser chance that you will get cancer compared to smoking, studies have shown that chewing tobacco does not appear to increase cancer risk. It also does not significantly increase your chance to oral cancer. The downside to smokeless is that more nicotine is absorbed compared to smoking, causing addiction faster, and quitting even harder due to the fact you’re used to more nicotine. “Holding an average sized chew in your mouth for 30 minutes is equivalent to smoking 4 cigarettes (Smokeless Tobacco).”.There are also 28 cancer causing carcinogens and you are more susceptible to gum disease, tooth decay, staining of your teeth, leukoplakia, and cavities. Chewing tobacco has sugar in it which causes the cavities. An estimated 3% of American adults use smokeless tobacco on a daily …show more content…
Federal, State, and also Local governments have a choice to choose the laws regarding tobacco usage, and the limitations such as where you can and can not use tobacco products. In 1913 the American Society for the Control of Cancer was founded, and in 1988 the first lawsuit for a death from smoking. In 1993 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that cigarettes had carcinogens, and in 1995 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared nicotine to be a drug. “On 6/22/2009 Obama signed a law called Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act which prohibited smoking in restaurants ( Michigan’s Smoke-Free Air Law).” The Federal government sets the minimums for laws concerning the sale, and usage on tobacco products and states may set their own laws that will restrict them even more. The Federal government made tobacco companies put warning labels on all products. They also made the minimum age to buy or use tobacco 18. Another law passed by the Federal government was that the new E-Cig, or Vaporizer is now considered a tobacco product. Beyond that the State and Local governments get to set the guidelines and restrictions on tobacco. State and local governments can create laws regarding the location, color, size, the number, and placement of tobacco advertisements. The State also enforces restrictions on promotions, advertising, and sales to youth. Some States and Local governments have added

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