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  • Oral Cancer Research Paper

    People are always saying that smoking is bad for you, but they never really give a reason why it is bad. One reason smoking effects one’s health is it can cause mouth/oral cancer. I choose to do the topic of how smoking causes oral cancer because I have a friend whose mom how has been suffering with oral cancer going on nine years now. My friend’s mom got oral cancer not because she was the one that smoked, but because the people that she worked with were always smoking around her. One out of five people that live in the US are currently smoking. Eight out of ten oral cancer patients smoked. Several symptoms that one might find if they have oral cancer is a sore found in the mouth that does not heal, losing teeth for no reason, has pain when swallowing, and jaw pain. Cancer forms when DNA structures alter and form a genetic mutation. If the cancer cells do not get treated, then the cancer cells will eventually spread to other cells around it. If the cancer cells are left untouched or treated for a long time, then the cancer cells can will eventually spread to other parts of the body. When one smokes just one cigarette they let thousands of foreign chemicals enter into their body through the mouth and most of the chemicals will rest there. When the chemicals rest in the mouth the saliva will mix with the chemicals. This how damage is caused to the cells in the mouth and turn the cells cancerous. Treatment for oral cancer is getting the cancer tumor surgically removed from the…

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  • The Harmful Effects Of Tobacco Cigarettes

    The Effects of Using Tobacco In America alone, 16 million people have some type of disease from smoking or other tobacco related uses (CDC). Tobacco has been around for hundreds of years has been and is used in many different ways like smokeless tobacco, smoking cigarettes, hookah, and cigars. Tobacco dates back to 1000 BC used by mexicans and native americans. All of these contain nicotine and affect the body in the same way. They have also been linked to a variety of cancers especially in…

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  • Fashion Of Smoking Essay

    The Fashion of Smoking and The “Look” We Get For the 19 years, I have been alive, I have been around more “no smoking signs” than see people smoking. However, my mother and grandmother would disagree with me on that statement when they were growing up. This is because the look of smoking changed, it was no longer considered a cool and hip thing to do. Looking back at the history of smoking and why so many people smoked is an interesting process because a lot of it was due to “looking cool”.…

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  • An Egyptian Cigarette Analysis

    Trentmann explains that the theoretical debate revolving around consumption has been going on for many decades, but in the last two, a change, or a variation in lens, has occurred (373). Philosophical engagement has been a driving force in the recent consideration of consumerism, and how it relates to modernity and, arguably, its disappearance. Despite the possible disappearance of philosophical factors in consumer culture “the centrality of consumption to modern capitalism and contemporary…

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  • Tobacco In China

    soothing act, it was consumed through the mouth and nose it affected the function of the brain. Since it was seen as a luxury item, the process of consumption evolved from the complex pipe to the simple, elegant cigarette. The pipe originated in the 17th century and was the preferred method., “at the beginning of the 19th century the cigar appeared, and in the second half of the 19th century- the cigarette- still the favorite of the three today” (Schivelbusch). As time went on the smoking…

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  • Safe Cigarette Analysis

    Have you ever heard of the saying “ Too much of a good thing eventually turns into something bad”? Well this phrase closely relates to tobacco. According to Marjorie Jacobs, tobacco was originally used for special religious and medical purposes by the Native Americans in between 600 A.D. and 900 A.D.. It was then grown as a cash crop in 1612.“ By the 1800’s many people had begun using small amounts of tobacco: Some chewed it. Others smoked it occasionally in a pipe, or they hand-rolled a…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Smoking Research Paper

    high-tech tax stamps, revenue increased substantially without an increase in cigarette taxes, after the stamps were introduced 2005 (Halper). Curtailing smoking rates has many benefits for society. Excise taxes alone are not enough to curb smoking rates in some cases as expected due to continued efforts by tobacco companies to offer incentives and discounts to smokers as well as the threat of black market activities which continue to undermine the effects of taxation. Excise taxes along with…

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  • Did UFO Cigars

    If there's anything Floridians love, it's cigars, aliens and bath salts. One fortunate resident was able to get two-thirds of those the other day on film. One video shows a cigar-shaped UFO flying over the skies of Saint Petersburg. Scientists were not available to comment as they had their hands full with a weird new comet. Plus, no one believes a Florida man anyway. DID UFO CIGAR ESCAPE FROM CUBA? A Florida man in Saint Petersburg caught some interesting footage the other day. No, it was not…

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  • Cigarette Smoking Should Be Banned Essay

    Sugar-Coated Bullet “Winston tastes good like a cigarette should.” Because of its catchy jingle, the slogan was one of the most well known campaigns of tobacco advertising. In the 1950s, people had not realized the harm of tobacco, and the slogan was ubiquitous in America. As a result, more and more people were attracted to smoke and consume tobacco product. Finally, in 1964, a report about smoking revealed that “cigarette smoking was a cause of lung cancer” (reports). The cruel fact caused a…

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  • Chewing Tobacco In Professional Baseball

    Chewing tobacco should be banned from professional baseball because it is an unhealthy addiction and leaves a negative impact on America’s youth. Chewing tobacco has been a part of the game for too long and has been causing problems since the beginning. It has been used throughout the game by players and managers alike; this widespread use has been a negative influence to the younger generation in America. Seeing their heroes (professional athletes), chewing, has caused kids to follow in their…

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