Why People Smoke Cigarettes

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In today’s society, a lot of people are smoking more than ever before, despite the warning labels on cigarette packages. People from all walks of life are smoking and it seems as if there is no end in sight. Honestly, society plays an important role when it comes to individuals who smoke cigarettes. People turn to cigarettes because of various stresses caused by society. For example many people learn and explore tobacco by word of mouth, or just because society perceives it the “cool” thing to do.
Despite the warning labels on cigarette packs there are many reasons people smoke cigarettes. Some people smoke cigarettes in order to gain popularity or fit in with other people. Many people smoke cigarettes for pleasure, improved performance, and vigilance. They also smoke cigarettes because their friends or love ones smoke. Other people smoke cigarettes to
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The best decision a person with a nicotine addiction can make is to seek professional help to prevent nicotine addiction. Many smokers know that smoking is unhealthy and want to stop smoking, but they do not know how to quit. “There are more than 24 different smoke related diseases and 10 different forms of cancer reported from the constant use of cigarette smoking.” Some of the diseases include Asthma, Emphysema, CHF, COPD, and Bronchitis.
Warning labels on cigarette packages are among the most common means of communicating the dangerous health risks of smoking. Smokers are not fully informed about the risks related to smoking. Warnings that are graphic, larger and more comprehensive in content, are more effective in communicating the health risks associated with smoking. By avoiding tobacco products, a person is more likely to remain much healthier and more attractive and will live longer. Tobacco stains the smoker’s teeth, and the smoker’s fingernails and the smoker’s clothes smell bad, because the smoke clings to

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