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    I am writing a story about After Twenty years and this is in (first person)I felt the chilly gusts of the wind and a taste of the rain.I saw a guy and he was spinning his club around.The guy with the club walked with a bit of swagger.Later that night i saw a guy who leaned on the hardware store with an unlighted cigar.The man with the unlighted cigar pulled out a match a lit the cigar. Jimmy Wells and i were raised in New York i thought of him and i like two brothers.I could not drag Jimmy out of new york because he thought that new york was the only place on the earth.I and Jimmy wells have agreed to meet again in twenty years later. Around a year or two we lost track of each other. When i was on the streets i saw a guy who had pulled…

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    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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    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…

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    Tobacco In China

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    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

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    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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    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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    Fashion Of Smoking Essay

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    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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    FADE IN: EXT. DOWNTOWN SIDEWALK - NIGHT A drunken man walks down the sidewalk. He stops and leans against a light pole to have to have a smoke. He fumbles out a cigarette and pulls out a flip lighter. After a few tries and cupping the lighter, exposing a cut on his hand, he lights his cigarette. He takes a drag and looks up from the ground off screen. He lightens up and smirks. DRUNKEN MAN: Oh, it’s you again! Piss off, you littl... A hand with black gloves is shown with a gun. DRUNKEN MAN: Hey,…

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    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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    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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