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    Increasing Tobacco Bans

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    “Cigarette smoking causes about one in five deaths in the United States each year.” For decades, there has been controversy about tobacco and smoking; on one side it’s argued that smoking doesn’t affect people as badly as everyone says. Then on the other hand, it’s disputed that smoking has very harsh side effects to anyone that’s near it, even non smokers. It’s argued that there’s a good and a bad side to smoking, but as research emerges it’s becoming clear that there’s more negative side…

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    Many people debate on should or should not smoking in public places be banned. Everyone knows that smoking harms our health and destroys every organ in our body. Tobacco was found in America for more than 8000 years. People started chewing tobacco at first and they only smoke it during specific events as been said by the “A brief history of smoking” (2011, p.1). It was considered as a type of accessories for a man to hold a tobacco in his hand. Some people see it as a sign of being mature and…

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    Should Cigarette Smoking Be Banned Think about the number of times you have passed an outside public area and the awful smell of cigarette some is filling the air. Worse yet, you inhale the secondhand smoke. While there is an overwhelming amount of evidence linking cigarette smoking to devastating diseases that may cause life-long debilitating disorders and even death, many still choose to smoke. Why then, would we not ban smoking in order to save peoples lives? In my point of view, I believe…

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    Some people may think marijuana doesn’t cause any problems or harm the human body, but the truth is that it cause many problems slowly. Marijuana should not be legal because it will cause memory loss, grades to drop, trigger heart attacks and cause lung effects. People believe that smoking marijuana can help cure your disease, but it has many harmful side effects and can cause you to be dangerous to the community. People who smoke marijuana believe that it helps relieve your pain and makes…

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    continued to smoke anyway. Four years ago, my mother finally quit smoking after she suffered a severe heart attack. The doctors had to perform emergency open heart surgery, which was risky since my mom was 69 at the time. My mother’s surgery was successful and she fully recovered a year later. My mother is considered lucky to win her battle with Nicotine. Unlike my mother, some smokers never get the chance to walk away from smoking. People who smoke become addicted to Nicotine, hurts the people…

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    It’s 2015 and we all have heard the many harmful effects due to smoking. There are thousands! Some effects of smoking are lung and heart disease, pneumonia, and emphysema. According to Cancer.org there are several types of cancer you can get while smoking such as tongue, mouth, and throat cancer, bladder cancer, cancer of the pancreas, and cancer of the voice box. So why are these products still being sold? A cigarette can cause many problems for the smoker and the people around them, therefore…

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    over 443,000 people die from smoking cigarettes every year. You must be wondering now what is in cigarettes that can cause this huge number of deaths. Cigarettes contain more than 4,000 chemicals and the main ingredient is tobacco. Although the amount of tobacco in one cigarette is small, it is still very dangerous and can be deadly, but why do some people still buy cigarettes? Well, three of the main reasons why some people are still buying cigarettes and smoking, is to avoid stress, depression…

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    Should Cigarettes Be Outlawed? I agree that cigarettes should be outlawed. Everyone knows smoking cigarettes can cause major health problems and that being around someone who is smoking is harmful due to second-hand smoke. If the government was to ban cigarettes health care cost would go down as well as decreasing waste. The tobacco companies are the only ones who profit. The tobacco companies pay taxes to the government which in turn pays for healthcare for individuals on state health insurance…

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    lights up a cigarette he or she releases 4,000 chemicals into the air and at least sixty nine of them are known to cause cancer” (Bast). Research has proven cigarette smoke can cause cancer, and inhaling secondhand smoke can be just as harmful as smoking itself. Secondhand smoke is a key element to evaluate as it has been proven to cause addiction in nonsmokers and has detrimental side effects on a person 's health. According to the National Cancer Institute living with a smoker increases a non…

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    Media Influence On Smoking

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    Law on Smoking and Media Influence Smoking was once considered fashionable and glamorous. Many iconic celebrities made this legal habit of smoking look socially acceptable, marketing this product as a luxury for the exclusive and wealthy. Most of these aggressive marketing techniques are still used today to competitively advertise for their brand of cigarettes. In 1994, the tobacco industry was served with the largest class act suit in history linking cigarette smoke to the leading cause of lung…

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